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Thursday, 29 May 1941

Senator McBRIDE - The Minister for Commerce has supplied the following answers : -

1.   All wheat of the 1939-40 harvest, with exception of wheat required for the farmers' own use on their farms or for sale as seed, has been acquired by the Federal Government.

2.   The Australian Wheat Board has been established under the provisions of the Wheat Acquisition Regulations to store and dispose of the wheat which has been acquired by the Federal Government. 3, 4 and 5. It is not the practice during the war to publish trade figures with individual countries.

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