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Friday, 16 March 1928


Senator CRAWFORD (QUEENSLAND) (Honorary Minister) - The answers are -

1.   Imports of newsprinting paper, not glazed, millglazed, or coated, during the last three years were as follows: -

In rolls not less than 10 inches in width. 1924-25, 95,008 tons, £1,932.535; 1925-20, 104,906 tons, £2.079,320; 1926-27, 108.595 tons, £2,089,011.

In sheets not less than 20 inches x 25 inches or its equivalent, 1924-25, 8,438 tons, £.169,423; 1925-26, 3,909 tons, £79,147; 1926-27, 14,833 tons, £287,502.

2.   Newsprint is not yet commercially manufactured in the Commonwealth.







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