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Request to Duke of Edinburgh for Audience to Dr Cairns



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O F F I C E O F T H E L E A D E R O F T H E O P P O S I T I O N

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11 J u l y 1 9 7 2

TEXT OF TELEGRAM SENT TO H IS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH

FROM SURFERS PARAD ISE. MONDAY, 3 JULY 1 9 7 2 _______________________

" H IS ROYAL HIGHNESS,

DUKE OF EDINBURGH,

BUCKINGHAM PALACE,

LONDON, U .K .

WOULD BE MOST GRATEFUL I F YOUR ROYAL H IGH N ESS, AS PRESIDENT

OF AUSTRALIAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION, WOULD GRANT AUDIENCE

TO MY FRONT BENCH COLLEAGUE, DOCTOR JAMES CA IRNS, WHO I S

REPRESENTING AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY ON V I S I T TO FRANCE TO

PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR TESTING IN ATMOSPHERE ABOVE SOUTH

P A C IF IC .

GOUGH WHITLAM

LEADER OF HER M A JESTY 'S LOYAL AUSTRALIAN O P P O S IT IO N ".