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Wednesday, 29 October 1941


Senator COLLINGS - On the 21st August Senator Armstrong asked the Minister representing the Prime Minister the following question, upon notice : -

Will the Minister supply the names of the gentlemen whose services are being used by the Government but whose remuneration is not entirely paid by the Government?

I now furnish the following reply : -

J.   M. Badger, Executive Assistant to Chief Accountant- Finance Branch - Department of Munitions. (£250 allowance to cover cost of travel between Geelong and Melbourne. )

A.   Bolle, Assistant to Director of Finance. (£6 a week allowance - ex-public servant recalled. )

E.   Booth, Assistant Area Controller Machine Tools and Gauges Section (New South Wales ) .

R.   J. F. Boyer, Controller, American Division, Department of Information, Sydney.

Hugh G. Brain, Business Member of the Naval Board.

Major R.A. Briggs, Liaison Officer between all Services and Ordnance Production Directorate.

Sir HarryBrown, Director of War Organization of Industry and Co-ordinator of Works.

A.   J. Bult, Assistant Controller of Nonferrous Metals, Department of Munitions.

O.   Camphin, Assistant Area Controller of Gun Ammunition Production (New South Wales).

D.   Clark, Metallurgical Adviser, Department of Munitions.

Sir ReginaldMarcus Clark, K.B.E., Adviser to the Commonwealth Prices Commissioner.

D.   Clarke, Ordnance Factory.

W.   H. Clements, Division of Aeronautical Research, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

N.   L. Dingle, Technical Investigator, Machine Tools and Gauges Section (New South Wales).

R.   G. Donaldson, Business Administrator, Ammunition Factory, Rocklea (Queensland).

T.   Donaldson, Director of Explosives Supply.

A.   F. Evans, Assistant Controller of Nonferrous Metals, Department of Munitions.

Sir ErnestFisk, Economic Coordinator.

A.   D. J. Forster, Business Manager, Department of the Army.

Sir ColinFraser, Director of Materials Supply.

W.   Fraser, Engineer. Ordnance Production

Section (New South Wales). (Retired. Remuneration of ?300 per annum from 1st July, 1941.)

C.   H. Glen, Assistant Controller of Tool Steel, Department of Munitions.

Colonel Goodyear, Ordnance Factory.

J.   M. Gosper, Liaison Officer, Timber Control. Board of Area Management (New South Wales).

A.   C. Harris, Accountant, Timber Control Board, Department of Munitions.

L.   J. Hartnett, Director of Ordnance Production.

T.   Hedberg. Co-ordinator of Projects in regard to all Optical and Electrical Work, Department of Munitions.

J.   E. Helsham, Engineer, Ordnance Production Section (New South Wales). (Retired. Remuneration ?155 per annum from 1st July, 1941.)

A.   McK. Hislop, Adviser to Commonwealth Prices Commissioner. Honorarium of ?500 per annum.

W.   E. Hooper, Leather Controller (Contracts), Department of Supply and Development.

I.   B. Hutcheson, Controller of Advertising, Department of Information.

J.   L. Jenkins, Secretary to Director-General of Munitions.

W.   Sydney Jones. Business Member, Air Board.

A.   E. Keegan, General Business Manager, Ammunition Factory, Footscray.

M.   J. Lasry, Adviser to the Commonwealth Prices Commissioner. Honorarium of ?500 per annum.

B.   B. Levick, Assistant Secretary (New South Wales).

Essington Lewis, Director-General of Munitions.

N.   E. Lockhart, Clothing Adviser on staff of Business Member Air Board (employed part time).

R.   McCormack, Engineering Assistant, Department of Munitions.

J.   K. MacDougall, Electrical Adviser, Department of Munitions.

J.   M. McShane, Technical Secretary to Director-General.

J.   R. Mackie, Assistant Controller of Ferrous Metals, Department of Munitions.

M.   Maguire, Consultant (Contracts), Department of Supply and Development, exPublic Servant(recalled). Allowance of ?300 per annum.

A.   Maling, Area Controller of Gun Ammunition Production (New South Wales).

R.   L. Marcroft, Assistant to Controller of Electrical Equipment.

R.   J. A. Massie, Director-General of Supply.

F.   T. Merrett, Technical Assistant to Director-General.

E.   R. Mitchell, Member (part time) Aircraft Production Commission. Remuneration ?500 per annum.

P.   Moore, Junior Clerical Assistant, Department of Munitions.

R, Morgan, Engineering Assistant, Department of Munitions.

H.   C. J. Nicholson, Controller of Electrical Equipment.

C.   A. Paddison, Director of Commercial Intelligence, Department of Commerce.

P.   F. Pollmitz, Board of Area Management, South Australia (State Officer).

T.   M. Ramsay, Liaison Officer, Department of Munitions.

G.   E. Scantlebury, Cost Investigator, Board of Area Management, South Australia ( State Officer - Allowance ?50 per annum ) .

W.   Scott, Financial Adviser to Board of Area Management (New South Wales).

W.   J. Smith, Director of Gun Ammunition.

J.   H. Stack, Assistant to Controller, Small Arms Ammunition Production.

J.   M. Steer, Area Controller, Machine Tools and Gauges Section (New South Wales).

R.   J. Stewart, Engineer, Ordnance Production Section.

Kenneth Syme, Inspector on staff of Business Member, Air Board (employed part time).

B.   G. R.Symonds, Cost Investigator, Board of Area Management, South Australia (State Officer - Allowance ?50 per annum).

W.   Thorn, Assistant Controller of Electrical Cables, Department of Munitions.

Colonel F. G. Thorpe, Director of Machine Tools.

E.   G. Williams, Assistant to Assistant Superintendent, Munitions Supply Laboratories.

T.   A. Witten, Assistant to Director of Machine Tools.

H.   Wright, Assistant Manager (Administrative). AmmunitionFactory, Footscray.

Except where shown above, and also for the provision of travelling expenses in certain cases, the services of the above personnel are being made available without cost to the Commonwealth Government.

The above information does not cover wartime boards and committees. Information in relation to some of these authorities was published in Hansard No. 8. 25th June, page 424.

Revised information in regard to all war-time boards and committees is at present being prepared by the Prime Minister's Department.







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