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Tuesday, 19 December 1911

Senator CHATAWAY (Queensland) . - The argument of the VicePresident of the Executive Council would go to show that imported fly papers are not ap preciated, and there is, therefore, no necessity for the duty proposed at all. It is but making Parliament ridiculous to submit such an item for our consideration. The campaign instituted all over the world against the fly pest is one which should be encouraged, and not discouraged, here by the imposition of a duty on fly papers.

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