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Wednesday, 16 March 1927

Senator DUNCAN (NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister for Home and Territories, upon notice -

1.   Willhe furnish, forthe information of the Senate, a list of the officers of the Federal CapitalCommission for whom houses have been provided at Acton, giving in each case -

(a)   total cost of house and all improvements Oil the land;

(b)   floor area of house;

(c)   rental of house;

(d)   area, value, and rental of land on which house is erected, and manner in which, and authority by which, such value has been determined?

2.   Whether a meter for registration of electric current is installed in each house? 3.Whether arrangements have been made, or promises given, under which any public servants not employed by the Federal Capital Commission are to have residences in the neighbourhood of Acton ; and, if so, who are those public servants, and whyhas an exception been made in their case?

4.   Whether any or all of the houses, if any, mentioned in the previous paragraphs of this question are built on land shown on the approved plan of the city as being part of the University site?

Senator Sir WILLIAM GLASGOW - The information desired by the honorable senator is being obtained, and will be made available as soon as possible.

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