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Veterans Entitlement Bill a victory



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MEDIA RELEASE - 5 DECEMBER 1985

With compliments, TIM FISCHER, M.P., Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs National Party Member for Farrer

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Tim Fischer, M.P.,

said that the outcome on the Veterans Entitlement Bill

represented a solid victory for the veterans and new

enlistees and in fact the Coalition.

"The action taken on the V.E.B. in both Houses represents

a consistent and strong commitment of the Coalition to ยท _

provide a responsible approach for those who served their

country in time of war."

Mr Fischer said that the Government's agreement to the

substantial amendments of the Coalition was right and proper

and reflected the strong stand taken by the Shadow Minister

representing, Senator Austin Lewis and Coalition Senators.

ENDS

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