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Statement by Senator Warwick Parer



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SENATOR W A R W IC K RARER LIBERAL SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND

SHADOW MINISTER FOR ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE A.C.T.

Senator Button, the Leader of the Government in the Senate, in Question Time today refused to reject out of hand a proposal by the ACTU to base wage increases on inflation rates of overseas countries where their inflation

rates were higher than Australia.

Senator Parer had described such a proposal as stupid and destructive and said it would consign Australia to third world status.

For further information Warwick Parer (06) 277 3670

12 September 1991

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