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Friday, 15 May 1936

Senator E B JOHNSTON (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Minister representing the Treasurer, upon notice -

With reference to the sum of £18,000,000 approved for the relief of fanners' debts under the Loan (Farmers' Debt Adjustment) Act 1935, will the Minister kindly state the amounts so far paid to each State government under this act?

Senator Sir GEORGEPEARCE.The Treasurer has supplied the following answer : -

The amounts asked for by and paid to th>> States to date are as follows: -


It is anticipated that the total amount that will be paid to the States by the 30th June, I93G, including the above amounts, will be approximately £600,000.

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