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Appointment to the Industries Assistance Commission



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PRESS STATEMENT NO.

30 October 1974

APPOINTMENTS TO THE INDUSTRIES ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

The Prime Minister, Mr. Whitlam, announced today the appointment of Mr. F. Pascoe, Dr. R. Dun and Mr. C. Grace as Associate Commissioners of the Industries Assistance. Commission.

Mr. Pascoe who was recently appointed an Associate Commissioner for the inquiry into the clothing industry has had his term of appointment extended for a period of five years from 1 January 1975. Mr. Pascoe has had extensive experience as a senior- executive in manufacturing companies and organisations. He is Chairman of Directors, Australian Development Ltd., and a director of a number of other companies. He was President of the South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers in 1972-73, and is the first President of the Amalgamated Chamber of Manufacturers and Chamber of Commerce, South Australia. Mr. Pascoe is currently Deputy President of the Associated Chambers of Manufacturers of Australia.

Dr. Dun has been appointed for the inquiry into the financing of rural research. Dr. Dun has had extensive experience in agricultural research and is currently Assistant Director-General N.S.W. Department of Agriculture.

Dr. Dun's services have been made available to the Industries Assistance Commission by the Premier of New South Wales, Sir Robert Askin. .

Mr. Grace has been appointed for the inquiry into the by-law admission of heat transfer printing paper. Mr. Grace was recently re-appointed an Associate Commissioner on a temporary basis in order to finalise a number of other inquiries

on which he is engaged. .

CANBERRA, A.C.T.