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Wednesday, 7 December 1927

Senator KINGSMILL (Western Australia) . - I should like to know if this vote is recouped from the fees paid by the students at the school, and if it is the intention of the Governmentto erect decent accommodation for the students. I should also like to know if it is the intention of the Government to provide by an amendment of the Forestry Bill a chance for the graduates of the Forestry School to secure appointments throughout Australia, and particularly ir their own States.

Senator Sir WILLIAMGLASGOW (Queensland - Minister for Defence) [4.14]. - The States which ' have sent students to the Forestry School at Canberra have undertaken to employ them upon the completion of their course of training. Their fees are now paid by the Commonwealth, but their maintenance is paid by the States. Pro vision is about to be made in the immediate future for accommoda tion for the students at the school.

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