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Navy pay rises



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N A V Y PA Y RISES.

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The Minister for Defence, Mr. Malcolm Fraser,

announced today pay rises to approximately 6,000 Naval

other rank personnel. The rises range up to approximately

$8 per week. ·

The increases have been granted on the recommendation

of the Defence (Conditions of Service) Committee following

an examination of relevant Navy pay rates in the light of

the Maritime Industry Allowance which was awarded last year

by Mr. Justice Galla.gher, the Deputy President of the

Conciliation and Arbitration Commission, to the civilian

• maritime industry. · .

. The increases take effect from the 7th July, 1969.

.Th'ey will cost approximately $1.8 million per year. ■ .

Some Army and R.A.A.F. seagoing categories will

• benefit as well from the increases. ' .

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