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Friday, 22 August 1941

Senator McBRIDE (South AustraliaMinister for Munitions) (Minister for Munitions) . - This morning Senator Fraser addressed the following question, upon notice, to the Minister representing the Minister for Commerce : -

On what date previous to the outbreak of war were plans made to acquire the 1938-39 wheat crop, and what was the personnel of the Australian Wheat Board at the timet

The Minister for Commerce has supplied the following answer : -

The Australian Wheat Board did not exist prior to the outbreak of war, and no plans to acquire wheat were made prior to the outbreak of war.

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