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Thursday, 11 August 1921

Senator CRAWFORD (Queensland) . - In considering this schedule we should, I think, remember that the Tariff is designed to serve a double purpose, namely, to protect such industries as can be established in the Commonwealth and to yield some revenue. It seems to me that there is a disposition to put on the free list all articles which, it is thought cannot be manufactured immediately in the Commonwealth, but if this purpose 13 given effect to the country will be placed in a very difficult financial position indeed.

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