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Tuesday, 3 December 1935

Senator ALLAN MACDONALD (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) - Is the Leader of the Senate able to make a statement concerning the present disastrous shipping strike? In the event of the strike continuing, what actiondoes the Government propose to take to maintain an effective shipping service between interstate ports?

Senator Sir GEORGEPEARCE.The Government has the matter under its close consideration. The honorable senator may rest assured that the Government has certain action in contemplation, but it is awaiting the result of the meeting of seamen being held in Sydney to-day.

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