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Visit of New Zealand Civil Defence Chief

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TUESDAY, 4 MARCH. 1975 No, 456/75


. Major-General R.B. Dawson (retired), the Director of Civil Defence in the Department of the Interior in New Zealand, is in Australia on an official visit arranged through the Natural Disasters Organisation.

Following discussions with the Natural Disasters Organisation in Canberra, Major-General Dawson is visiting Darwin until tomorrow where he will have discussions with the Director of Emergency Services, Mr R.W. McHenryy and will attend a meeting of the Emergency Co-ordination


On Thursday Major-General Dawson will visit the National Emergency Services College at Macedon, Victoria, where he will observe the concluding session of a.senior defence officers' briefing.

On Friday, Major-General Dawson will visit the

headquarters of the NSW Emergency Services in Sydney before returning to New Zealand.


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