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Friday, 18 June 1937

Senator E B JOHNSTON asked the Minister representing the Prime Minister, upon notice -

1.   What is the effect of the recent referendum on the Wheat and Wheat Products Act 1935 ?

2.   If this act is invalid, what steps are being taken to secure to Australian wheatgrowers a home consumption price for wheat, in the event of its price falling in the open markets?

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE - The Acting Prime Minister has supplied the following answers: -

1.   The act is rendered inoperative.

2.   This matter is under consideration.

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