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Thursday, 3 December 1936


Senator COLLINGS (Queensland) . - The Opposition welcomes this bill. If it has any regret at all it is that the amount is not larger, but we are glad to. see. even this gesture made by the Government towards these unfortunate people who happen to be unemployed. Will legislation be necessary to authorize the grants which, the Minister indicated, will be made in the territories, or can the matter be handled administratively?


Senator Sir George Pearce - No legislation will be necessary in those cases.


Senator COLLINGS - The Opposition will be pleased to expedite the passage of the bill.







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