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NINETEEN COMPANIES WIN COVETED EXPORT AWARDS '

( S t a t e m e n t by t h e D ep u ty Prime M i n i s t e r and M i n i s t e r f o r T r a d e

and I n d u s t r y , M r . ' J . McEwen) '

19 com panie s from a l l A u s t r a l i a n s t a t e s have won E x p o r t

Awards f o r 1966, t h e Deputy Prim e M i n i s t e r and M i n i s t e r f o r T r a d e

and I n d u s t r y , Mr. J . McEwen, an n o u n ced t o d a y .

He s a i d t h e i n c r e a s i n g i n t e r e s t A u s t r a l i a n m a n u f a c t u r e r s

were d e v e l o p i n g i n e x p o r t was s t r i k i n g l y d e m o n s t r a t e d by t h e

r e c o r d number o f e n t r i e s i n t h e programme t h i s y e a r - a t o t a l o f 7 1 .

Nov/ i n i t s f o u r t h y e a r o f o p e r a t i o n t h e E x p o r t Award

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p r o g r a m m e i s c o n d u c t e d i n t h e n a t i o n a l i n t e r e s t b y t h e A s s o c i a t e d

C h a m b e r s o f M a n u f a c t u r e s i n c o n j u n c t i o n w i t h t h e D e p a r t m e n t o f T r a d e

a n d I n d u s t r y .

M r . Mc E we n s a i d t h e e n t r i e s t h i s y e a r r e p r e s e n t e d t h e .

h i g h e s t s t a n d a r d a t t a i n e d s i n c e t h e p r o g r a m m e ' s i n c e p t i o n . A l l

a p p l i c a n t s h a d d e m o n s t r a t e d t h e i r w i l l i n g n e s s a n d d e t e r m i n a t i o n t o

e x p o r t t h e i r p r o d u c t s i n t h e f a c e o f w i d e s p r e a d i n t e r n a t i o n a l

c o m p e t i t i o n . '

I t w a s s i g n i f i c a n t t h a t t h e l i s t o f A w a r d w i n n e r s t h i s

y e a r i n c l u d e d l a r g e , m e d i u m a n d s m a l l s i z e d c o m p a n i e s - t h r e e o f

w h i c h r e p r e s e n t e d d e c e n t r a l i s e d i n d u s t r i e s - b e t w e e n t h e m s e l l i n g

a d i v e r s e r a n g e o f p r o d u c t s . ·

T h e 1 9 6 6 E x p o r t A w a r d w i n n e r s w e r e ;

P I C T O F TA ’

. F e l t & T e x t i l e s o f A u s t r a l i a L t d . , M e l b o u r n e .

. J o h n M c l l w r a i t h ( E x p o r t ) P t y . L t d . , R i c h m o n d „

. P a t i e n c e a n d N i c h o l s o n L t d . , M a r y b o r o u g h .

. P h o e n i x B i s c u i t C o . P t y L t d . , A b b o t s f o r d . '

. R o s e n h a i n a n d L i p m a n n P t y . L t d . , S o u t h M e l b o u r n e .

. R . V . B . E n g i n e e r i n g P r o d u c t s L i m i t e d , S p o t s w o o d . -

. A . G . T h o m p s o n P t y . L t d . , B r i g h t o n .

. T h e T i t a n M a n u f a c t u r i n g C o . P t y . L t d . , M e l b o u r n e .'

NEW SOUTH WALES . ' .

. A b b o t t L a b o r a t o r i e s P t y . L i m i t e d , K u r n e l l .

. C . S . R . C h e m i c a l s P t y . L t d . R h o d e s

. C o y e n C o n t r o l s C o . P t y i L i m i t e d , R e v e s b y .

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. Howard R o t a v a t o r P t y . L t d . , N o r t h m e a d .

. Radco B o i l e r s P t y . L t d . , G r e e n a c r e .

. Seed B r e e d e r s A u s t r a l i a P t y . L t d . , S y d n e y .

. W e s s b e r g and T u l a n d e r P t y . L t d . , P e a k h u r s t .

SOUTH AUSTRALIA ' .

. S c i e n t i f i c O p t i c a l L a b o r a t o r i e s of A u s t r a l i a , P r o p r i e t a r y

L i m i t e d , B l a c k F o r e s t .

QUEENSLAND

. N a p i e r B r o s . L i m i t e d , D a l b y . .

WESTERN AUSTRALIA' .

. J o y c e B r o s . (W.A.) P t y L i m i t e d O 'C o n n o r . . ,

TASMANIA

. A u s t r a l i a n T i t a n P r o d u c t s P r o p r i e t a r y L i m i t e d , B u r n i e .

The t h r e e d e c e n t r a l i s e d i n d u s t r i e s s u c c e s s f u l i n w i n n i n g

E x p o r t Awards were P a t i e n c e and N i c h o l s o n L td o f M a ry b o ro u g h ,

V i c t o r i a ; N a p i e r B r o s . L i m i t e d o f D a l b y , Q u e e n s l a n d and A u s t r a l i a n

T i t a n P r o d u c t s P r o p r i e t a r y L i m i t e d o f B u r n i e , T a s m a n i a .

Mr. McEwen s a i d t h e E x p o r t Awards h i g h l i g h t e d t h e s o l i d

e f f o r t s A u s t r a l i a n f i r m s were making t o i n c r e a s e or d i v e r s i f y

A u s t r a l i a ' s e x p o r t s a l e s . I t was i m p o r t a n t t o b r i n g t h e s e e f f o r t s

t o t h e a t t e n t i o n o f t h e community and t o A u s t r a l i a n i n d u s t r y a s a

w h o l e .

CANBERRA. A . C . T .

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