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WEDNESDAY. 8 SEPTEMBER. 1976, NO. 216/76

DEFENCE (INDUSTRIAL) COMMITTEE VISIT TO RAAF

BASE AMBERLEY

The Defence (Industrial) Committee would meet at RAAF

Base Amberley, Queensland, tomorrow, the Minister for Defence

Mr. D.J. Killen said today.

The Committee is chaired by Sir Ian McLennan and is

comprised of leading Australian industrialists and senior

Service and Defence personnel.

The Committee is undertaking a major study of the

capability of Australian industry to meet Defence requirements.

The visit to Amberley is part of a familiarisation tour of Defence facilities to enable members to obtain at first hand a better understanding of Service operations and requirements, and

the role of industry in providing back-up support.

The Committee has recently visited other Service

establishments and Government factories. *-

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