Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 27 November 1973

Senator CAVANAGH (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) (Minister for Aboriginal Affairs) - Two questions are involved in this industrial dispute. The first question is whether the penalty was too harsh and the second question involves a safety issue which the Government thinks is most important. The Government believes that proper disciplinary action should be taken against anyone who infringes safety provisions. The 2 Ministers concerned in this matter- the Minister for Transport and the Minister for Labour- conferred with the pilots yesterday, I understand without reaching any solution, but they have the matter under continuous consideration and negotiation. I do not want to say anything which may jeopardise any possibility of a settlement of this dispute.

Suggest corrections