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Thursday, 29 May 1941

Senator COOPER (QUEENSLAND) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Commerce, upon notice-

1.   Is it a fact that a member of the Townsville Harbour Board interviewed one of the representatives of the Central Wool Committee in the early part of the year, submitting plans for approval for the purpose of building wool appraisement stores at Townsville?

2.   If so, were these plans acceptable to members of the Central Wool Committee?

3.   If such plans were unsuitable, what assistance (if any) was given to the representative of the Board in regard to plane and specifications for building a wool appraisement store suitable to the requirements of the Central Wool Committee?

4.   Did the Townsville Harbour Board offer to defray all expenses in the building of these stores?

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