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Thursday, 15 October 1914

Senator HENDERSON (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Minister representing the Postmaster-General, upon notice -

1.   Has a bi-weekly mail contract been let from Toodyay to Bolgart, Western Australia?

2.   Was any petition from the local residents presented in reference to this contract?

3.   If not, at whose request was the contract entered into?

4.   What is the amount of the contract?

5.   Is it not a fact that a weekly road mail service is in existence, which serves the settlers around Bolgart, and also settlers for 25 miles further on, for £87 per annum ?

6.   Will the Minister lay on the table of the Senate all papers relative to this matter?

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