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Thursday, 12 August 1926

Senator CRAWFORD (QUEENSLAND) (Honorary Minister) - The Minister for Markets, and Migration has supplied the following answer : -

The trade publicity scheme commenced in April last, when the first of the new season's Australian apples arrived in Great Britain. The publicity in respect of dried and canned fruits began in July last, and propaganda on behalf of Australian dairy produce will commence in October next. The actual expenditure cannot yet be stated, but the Commonwealth is subsidizing the trade publicity scheme on a £1 for £1 basis, with a limit to its liability of £50,000.

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