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Wednesday, 17 December 1941

Senator DARCEY (TASMANIA) asked the Leader of the Government in the Senate, upon notice -

1.   Will the Government take action under the National Security Regulations to ensure that sufficient space and time arc made available by press and radio, respectively, to all sections of thought on political and financial problems.

2.   Will the Government license the press and radio with a view to their informing the public of the truth on all political and financial matters.

3.   Will the Government also take power to suspend the newspaper or radio concerned and to cancel its licence in the event of the truth upon such matters being withheld or distorted.

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