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Friday, 13 August 1926


Senator Sir WILLIAM GLASGOW -

Yesterday Senator Needham asked the following question: -

What were the total amounts of salaries paid to those officers who are members of the -

(a)   Naval Board,

(b)   Council for Defence,

(c)   Military Board,

(d)   Air Council,

(e)   Munitions Supply Board, for the years 1924-25 and 1925-26?

The answer to the honorable senator's question is as follows. -

DEPARTMENTof DEFENCE.

First Naval Member. - Salary paid as First Naval Member. (See Naval Board.)

Second Naval Member - Salary paid as Second Naval Member. (See Naval Board.)

Commodore Commanding Australian Squadron. - Salary paid as Commodore Commanding Australian Squadron, 1924-25, £3,188; 1925-26. £3,124. .

Inspector-General of the Australian Military Forces.- Salary paid as Inspector-General and Chief of the General Staff. (See Military Board.)

First Military Member of the Military Board. - Salary paid as Inspector-General and Chief of the General Staff. (See Military Board.)

First Air Member. - Salary paid as Chief of the Air Staff. . (See Air Council.)

Controller-General of Munitions Supply. - Salary paid as Controller-General of Munitions Supply. (See Munitions Supply Board.)

The following are also members of the Council of Defence, but receive no remuneration as such: -

The Prime Minister - President.

The Treasurer - Member.

The Minister for Defence - Member.

Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., V.D.- Member.

Major-General Sir C. B. B. White. K.C.M.C., K.C.V.O., C.B., D.S.O.- Member.

 

 

Air Council.

First Naval Member. - Salary paid as First Naval Member. (See Naval Board.)

First Military Member. - Salary paid as InspectorGeneral and Chief of the General Staff. (See Military Board.)

First Air Member. - Salary paid as Chief of Air Staff- 1924-25, £1,090; 1925-26, £1,236.

Second Air Member. - Salary paid as head of Personnel Branch, Royal Australian Air Force -1924-25, £868; 1925-26, £868.

Controller of Civil Aviation. - Salary paid as Controller of Civil Aviation - 1924-25, £925; 1925-26, £975.

The Minister for Defence is President of the Air Council.

 







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