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Wednesday, 27 November 1974
Page: 2819

Senator BAUME (NEW SOUTH WALES) - I present the following petition from 145 citizens ofthe Commonwealth:

To the Honourable the President and Members ofthe Parliament assembled. The humble petition of the undersigned citizens ofthe Commonwealth respectfully showeth:

Whereas the Treasurer ofthe Australian Government has proposed that the concessional deduction for education expenses be reduced from $400 to $ 1 50.

We, the undersigned, humbly petition the Senate to return any legislation which could give effect to such a proposal to the House of Representatives and request that the concessional deduction for education expenses be restored to $400 for each child attending an approved school or college.

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

Petition received and read.

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