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Wednesday, 16 September 1936

Senator DUNCAN-HUGHES - 'Kings in Europe travel by aeroplanes in these days.

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE - I am aware of that; but in my somewhat hectic life I regard the two days spent on the transcontinental railway train between Port Augusta and Perth as a god-send. It provides me with much needed relaxation from official duties.

Senator Guthrie - If arrangements cannot be made for regular air transport of members to and from Canberra, it may be possible to make such provision in cases of emergency.

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE - I shall bring the matter under the notice of the Minister for the Interior.

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