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1925.

THE PA R L IA M E N T OF T H E COMMONWEALTH OF A U ST R A L IA .

(SESSION 1925.— FROM 1 0 t h JU N E , 1925, TO 2 4 t h SEPTEM BER, 1925.)

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE.

AND

PRINTED PAPERS HAVING SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE SENATE.

Printed Papers, arranged as follow

S E S S IO N A L P A P E R S .

STA N D IN G C O M M ITT EE .—R E PO R T .

P rin te d and P ublished for the G overnment of the Commonwealth of Australia by H . J . G reen, . G o re rn m e n t P rin te r for the S tate of V ictoria

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Index to Journals ... ... ... ... ... ..

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Index to Papers presented to Parliament ... .. ... .. . .. φ ... xiii

List of Senators ... .. ... ... ... .. . ... ... xxv

Sessional P apers—

Sittings of the Senate and Attendance of Senators ... .. ... ... xxvii

Attendances of Senators in Divisions ... ... ... .. . ... ... xxviii

Standing and Select Committees appointed ... ... ■ ·. ... ... xxix

Business not disposed of at close of Session .. .. .. ... ... xxxi

Journals of the Senate, Nos. 1 to 31 ... .. . .. ... ... 1

Governor-General’s Message, No. 13, assenting to Bills · · ■ . ■ ... ... 119

Proclamation Proroguing Parliament ... ... ... .. ... ... 121

Standing Committee.—R eport.—

Library—Report of Jo in t Committee (S I.) ... ... .. . ... ... 123

1925 . V

COMMONWEAL,ΤΗ OF AUSTRALIA.

I N D E X

TO THE

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE DURING THE

SESSION OF 1 925.

10th JUNE to 24t h SEPTEM B ER , 1925.

ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE. See " Committees—Public Accounts.”

Address-in-Reply. See “ Governor-General.”

Adjournment—

At 3.30 p.m. on Fridays. See “ Order, Practice, &c.—Sessional Orders.”

Of Senate— As mark of respect to deceased Senator, 6, 49. To other than regular time, 6 (next meeting day), 15, 47 (date to be fixed), 77, 104 (date to be fixed), 113, 117.

BILLS. See also “ Order, Practice, &c.”

Aliens Registration Act Suspension.—Leave and first reading » , 14; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 24-5 ; third « reading » , 27. Appropriation (Works and Buildings) 1925-26.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 62; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 63 ;

third « reading » , 65. Assent, 68. Act No. 9.

Australian Soldiers’ Repatriation. Leave, 14 ; presented and first « reading » , 95. Australian War Memorial.—Leave, 14; presented and first « reading » , 60; « second » « reading » moved, 65; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 69 ; third « reading » , 71 : agreed to by House of Representatives without amendment, 106. A d No. 18.

Commonwealth Bank (Rural Credits).—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 71 ; « second » « reading » moved, 76 : debated, 94 ; « second » « reading » , 95 ; in Committee, 95, 100 ; reported without amendment, report adopted, 100 ; third « reading » , 103. Assent, 106. Act No. 16. Commonwealth Electoral.—Leave and first « reading » , 14 ; « second » « reading » moved, 27 ; « second » « reading » ,

in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 31 ; third « reading » , 33 ; returned from House of Representatives with amendments, 109 ; Standing and Sessional Orders sus­ pended, message considered and amendments agreed to, 109-10. Act No. 20. Commonwealth Railways.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 63 ; « second »

« reading » moved, 68 ; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 71 ; third « reading » , 75. Assent, 94. Act No. 11.

Customs.—Received from House, of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, 106 ; first « reading » and passed remaining stages with amendments, 107 ;· amendments agreed to by House of Representatives, 112. Ad· No. 22. Customs Tariff Validation.—Received from House of Representatives, 112; Standing and Sessional

Orders suspended, first « reading » , « second » « reading » moved, 113 ; « second » « reading » , 115 ; in Committee and passed remaining stages without requests, 115-16. Act No. 31.

Yi INDEX TO JOURNALS OP THE SENATE.

Distillation.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 68; « second » « reading » moved, 71 : « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 76 ; third « reading » , 94. Assent, 99. Act No. 13.

Entertainments Tax.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without requests, 107. Act No. 23.

Estate Duty Assessment.- Leave and first « reading » , 21 ; « second » « reading » moved, 28; debated, 53, 96 ; « second » « reading » negatived, 96.

Excise Tariff Validation. -Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without requests. 113. Act No. 30.

Export Guarantee.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 22 ; « second » « reading » moved, 24 ; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 28 ; third « reading » , 31. Assent, 39. Act No. 4.

High Court Procedure.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 22 ; « second » « reading » moved, 27 ; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 32 ; third « reading » , 33. Assent, 39. Act No. 5.

Immigration.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended 43 ; first « reading » , « second » « reading » , 44 ; in Committee, 44-7 ; report adopted and third « reading » , 47. Assent, 52. Act No. 7.

Income Tax.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without requests, 112. Act No. « 29 » .

Income Tax Assessment.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without amendment. 11 1. Act No. 28.

Invalid and Old-age Pensions.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without amendment, 109. Act No. 27.

Lands Acquisition.·—Message to House of Representatives requesting resumption of consideration of Bill of last Session, motion, 11 ; agreed to, 14 ; message from House agreeing, 23.

Loan (No. 1).—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, and first « reading » , 20 ; passed remaining stages without amendment, 22. Assent, 32. Act No. 2,

Loan (No. 2).—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 95 ; « second » « reading » , 98 ; in Committee, 98, 99, reported without amendment, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, report adopted, third « reading » , 99. Assent, 106. Act No. 15.

Main Roads Development.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 101 ; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment. Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, report adopted and third « reading » , 104. Assent, 106. Act No. 17.

National Debt Sinking Fund.—Received from House of Representatives and first « reading » , 22 ; « second » « reading » moved. 23 ; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 28 ; third « reading » , 31. Assent, 39. Act No. 3.

Nationality.—Message to House of Representatives requesting resumption of consideration of Bill of last Session, motion, 11 : agreed to, 15 ; message from House agreeing, 23 ; agreed to by House of Representatives without amendment, 68. Assent, 94. Act No. 10.

Naval Construction.—Received from House of Representatives, 107 ; Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without amendment, 108. Act No. 24.

Naval Properties Transfer.—Leave and first « reading » , 63 ; « second » « reading » moved, 66 ; « second » « reading » , 69 ; in Committee, 69. 72-3 ; reported with amendments, 73 ; report adopted, 94 ; third « reading » , 95 ; agreed to by House of Representatives without amendment. 106. Act No. 19.

Navigation.—Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, leave, first « reading » , and « second » « reading » moved, 40 ; « second » « reading » , 41 ; in Committee, 41-2 ; reported without amendment, report adopted, and third « reading » , 42. Act No. 8.

Northern Australia.—Leave, 14 ; presented and first « reading » , 25 ; « second » « reading » moved, 27 ; debated, 32, 33, 35, 38, 52 ; « second » « reading » , 52 ; in Committee, 52-3, 55-6, 60-1 ; reported with amendments, 61 ; report adopted, 63 ; third « reading » , 65.

Northern Territory Administration.·—Leave, 27 ; presented and first « reading » , 31 ; « second » « reading » moved 33 ; « second » « reading » , 61 ; in Committee, 61, 64 ; reported without amendment, report adopted 64 ; third « reading » , 65.

Northern Territory Representation.—Message to House of Representatives requesting resumption of consideration of Bill of last Session, motion, 11 ; agreed to, 14 ; message from House agreeing, 23 ; returned from House of Representatives with amendments, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, message considered and amendments agreed to, 110-11. Act No. 21.

Patents.—Leave, 14.

Peace Officers.—Received from House of Representatives, 79 ; Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, 79-80; first « reading » , 80 ; « second » « reading » , 81 ; in Committee, 81-90 ; reported without amendment, 90 : Report adopted, third « reading » , 91. Assent, 94. Act No. 12.

Post and Telegraph.—Resumption of consideration at stage reached last Session, 35 ; « second » « reading » negatived, 64.

Bills—continued.

INDEX TO JOURNALS OF THE SENATE. vi I

Bi lt.s -con t inveil.

Referendum (Constitution Alteration).—Leave and first « reading » , 14; « second » « reading » , in Committee, reported without amendment, report adopted, 24 ; third « reading » , 27.

States Loan.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, and passed all stages without amendment, 37. Assent, 39. Act No. 6.

Supply (No. I) 1925-26.—Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, and first « reading » , 20; passed remaining stages without requests, 21. Assent, 32. Act No. 1.

Supply (No. 2) 1925 26. Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, 100; first « reading » , « second » « reading » moved, 101 : « second » « reading » and passed remaining stages without requests, 103. Assent. 105. . let No. 14.

Supply (No. 3) 1925 20. Received from House of Representatives. Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » , and passed remaining stages without requests, I Ifi 17. Act No. 32. War Pensions Appropriation. Received from House of Representatives. Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without amendment, 108. Act

No. 25.

War Service Homes. -Received from House of Representatives, Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, first « reading » and passed remaining stages without amendment, 108. Act No. 26.

Business, Precedence of Government and Private. Sea " Order, Practice, &c.—Sessional Orders.”

CHAIRMAN of Committees. Sea also “ Rulings.”

Temporary Chairmen, appointment, II ; appointment to vacancy, 31.

Choice of Senators. Certificates. See " Senate." Clerk of the Senate. See “ Senate.—Leave of absence.”

Co m m it t e e s—

Disputed Returns and Qualifications, warrant appointing, 12. House, appointment, 13. Library, appointment, 13 : report from Joint Committee presented, 39. Printing, appointment, 14 ; first report presented, 67; adopted, 7l. Public Accounts—

Appointment of member of House of Representatives to vacancy, 37. Report from, presented ICxpendittire on Oil Exploration, &c., in Commonwealth and Papua, 65.

Public Works— Reports re following proposed works, presented Air Force, Royal Australian, Station (No. 2) at Richmond, New South Wales, 13. Automatic Telephone Exchanges a t—

Brisbane Central, Queensland, 11. Lakemba, New South Wales, 17. Manly, New South Wales, 17. Toowong, Queensland, 11. West Adelaide, South Australia, 17. Boys Naval Training Establishment. Geelong, 105. Federal Capital—

Building tjo accommodate National Library, &c., Canberra, 105. Hotel (No. 4), Canberra, erection, 68. Northern Main Sewer, Canberra, 17. Sewage Treatment Works, 17.

Standing Orders—appointment, 13 ; resignation of member, 32 ; discharge of member and appointment to vacancy, 35.

DAYS of Meeting. See Order, Practice, &o. —Sessional Orders.”

Disputed R eturns. See “j Committees.”

Divisions—

Adjournment a t half-past three on Friday, 77. Adjournment to other than usual time, 77. Aliens’ Registration Act Suspension Bill, in Committee, 24 ; third « reading » , 27. Chairman report progress, 45.

Committee do now divide, 41, 44, 45, 46, 81-9. Commonwealth Bank (Rural Credits) Bill, in Committee, 100. Customs Bill, in Committee. 107. Customs Tariff Validation Bill, in Committee, 115-16. Dissent from ruling of President, “ That question requires immediate determination,” 46. Estate Duty Assessment Bill, 96.

viii INDEX TO JOURNALS OP THE SENATE.

Extension of time of « speech » , 80-1. Immigration Bill, first « reading » , 44 ; « second » « reading » , 44 ; in Committee, 44 7 ; adoption of Report, 47 ; third « reading » , 47. Income Tax Assessment Bill, in Committee, 111. Kyogle-Brisbane Railway—Construction of tunnels, « 29 » .

Navigation Bill, leave, 40; « second » « reading » , 41 ; in Committee, 41-2 ; adoption of report, 42 ; third « reading » , 42. Northern Australia Bill, in Committee, 55-6, 61. Northern Territory (Administration) Bill, « second » « reading » . 61 ; in Committee, 64 ; third « reading » , 65. Peace Officers Bill, first « reading » , 80 ; « second » « reading » , 81 ; in Committee, 81-90 ; recommittal. 90

adoption of Report, 91 ; third « reading » , 91. Post and Telegraph Bill, « second » « reading » , 64. President’s Ruling—th a t question of dissent requires immediate determination, 46. Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Bill, in Committee, 24. Senate do now divide, 40, 43, 44, 46, 77, 80, 90, 91. Standing Orders, proposed new -lim itation of debate. 97. Supply Bill (No. 1) 1925-26, in Committee, 21. Suspension of Standing and Sessional Orders, 40, 80, 106. Tasmanian Passenger Transport Service, 35.

ESTIMATES and Budget P apers, Printing of. See “ Motions.”

FOSTER, Senator G. M., resignation, 27.

GIBBS, Senator W. A. See “ Senate.”

Governor-General—

Messages from. See “ Messages.” Proclamation summoning Parliament to meet, 1. « Speech » at opening of Parliament, 1-4 ; reported by President, 6 ; Address-in-Reply moved, 12 ; debated, 12, 14; agreed to and motion to present, 14; time for presentation announced, 66; presentation

and reply of Governor-General reported, 68.

HOUSE Committee. See “ Committees.”

Divisions—continued.

JOINT Committee of P ublic Accounts. See “ Committees—Public Accounts.”

LEAVE of Absence. See “ Senate.”

Library Committee. See “ Committees.”

MASSEY, Right Hon. W. F., P.C., Prime Minister of New Zealand, death of, 6, 59, 93.

McDougall, Senator Allan. See “ Motions ” , also “ Senate.”

Messages—

From Governor-General or Deputy of Governor-General— Notifying assent to Bills passed last Session, 5. Notifying assent to the following Bills— Appropriation (Works and Buildings) 1925-26, 68.

Commonwealth Bank (Rural Credits), 106. Commonwealth Railways, 94. Distillation, 99. Export Guarantee, 39.

High Court Procedure, 39. Immigration, 52. Loan (No. 1), 32. Loan (No. 2), 106.

Main Roads Development, 106. National Debt Sinking Fund, 39. Nationality, 94.

Peace Officers, 91. States Loan, 39. Supply (No. 1) 1925-26, 32. Supply (No. 2) 1925-26, 105.

Notifying assent of His Majesty to Navigation Bill, 59, Notifying reservation of Navigation Bill, 52.

INDEX TO JOURNALS 0 ? THE SENATE.

From House of Representatives—· Forwarding following Bills for concurrence— Appropriation (AVorks and Buildings) 1925-26, 62. Commonwealth Railways, 63.

Customs, 106. Customs Tariff Validation, 112. Distillation, 68. Entertainm ents Tax, 107.

Excise Tariff Validation, 113. Export Guarantee, 22. High Court Procedure, 22. Immigration, 43.

Income Tax, 112. Income Tax Assessment, 111. Invalid and Old-age Pensions, 109. Loan (No. 1), 20. Loan (No. 2), 95. "

Main Roads Development, 101. National Debt Sinking Fund, 22. Naval Construction, 107.

Peace Officers, 79. States Loan, 37. Supply (No. 1) 1925-26, 20. Supply (No. 2) 1925-26, 100. Supply (No. 3) 1925-26, 116. War Pensions Appropriation, 108. W ar Service Homes, 108.

Agreeing to amendments of Senate in the following B ill:—

Customs, 112.

Agreeing to resume proceedings on the following Bills of last Session:—

Lands Acquisition, 23. Nationality, 23. Northern Territory Representation, 23.

Agreeing, with amendments, to the following Bills :—

Commonwealth Electoral, 109. Northern Territory Representation, 110.

Agreeing, without amendments, to the following Bills :— Australian AVar Memorial, 106. Nationality, 68. Naval Properties Transfer, 106.

Navigation, 47.

Public Accounts Committee.—Acquainting Senate of discharge of member, and appointment to vacancy 37.

Midnight, Sittings after. See “ Senate.”

Ministerial Statements—

British Empire Exhibition, London, 1924, 19. Changes in Ministry, 7. Ministerial Representation in Senate, 11. . Monahan, Mr. G. H. See “ Senate—Leave of absence—Clerk of the Senate.”

Motions—See also “ Committees.”

Of condolence— Death of Right Hon. A A r. F. Massey, P.C. Prime Minister of New Zealand, 6 ; reply, 59, 93. Death of Senator Allan McDougall, 6. Death of Senator J. M. Power, 6. .

Death of Senator E. ,1. Russell, 49 ; reply, 106. Canada.—Application of British Preferential Tariff and Intermediate Tariff, 75-6 ; debated, 94. Estimates and Budget Papers 1925-26.—That Papers be printed (Minister for Home and Territories, Senator Pearce), 52 ; debated, 69, 73, 77. Grants for Road Works (Senator J. B. Hayes), 53 ; debated and withdrawn, 96. Kyogle-Brisbane Railway—Construction of Tunnels (Senator Grant), negatived, « 29 » . Navigation Act.—Effect of operation on Tasmania (Senator Oqdsn), 28; debated, 36, 53, 73. Navigation Act. —Effect on AVestern Australia (Senator Lynch), 32 ; debated, 36, 96. Standing Orders, propose^ new—Limitation of debate, 97. Tasmanian Passenger Transport Service (Senator Millen), 25 ; debated, 28; agreed to, 35.

Territory for Seat of Government. -Ordinance No. 1 of 1925, disallowance (Senator Grant), negatived, 23.

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Messages—continued.

X INDEX TO JOURNALS OF THE SENATE.

NAVIGATION A c t: Effect of Operation on Tasmania. See “ Motions.”

OPPOSITION. See “ Senate.” ■

Order, P ractice, P rocedure, etc.— See also “ Divisions.”

Adjournment on Fridays— Motion—At 3.30 p.m., under Sessional Order—That Senate adjourn, negatived, 22, 77. (.'ommitt.ee do now divide, motion agreed to, 41, 44, 45, 46, 81-9. Disorder in Committee, 86.

Dissent from rulings. See " Rulings.” Reave to move motion without notice, refused, 40. Motion withdrawn, after debate, 96. Notice of Motion by leave, 12, 73. Notice of Motion withdrawn, 19. Order of the Day discharged, 96. Postponement of business. 19, 25, 35, 1-3, 52, 61, 71, 91, 96, 97, 103. Rulings of President and Chairman. See “ Killings.” Senate do now divide, motion agreed to, 40, 43, 44, 46, 77, SO, 90, 91. Sessional Orders -

Adjournment on Fridays, 15. Business, precedence of Government and Private, 13. Days of meeting, 1 1.

Suspension of sittings, 15.

Standing and Sessional Orders — Suspension— In connexion with passage of Bills 70, :,7, 40 43. 79 1.9, 100, 104, 106. 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112. 113, 116.

Ordinance, Disallowance of. See “ Motions—Territory for Seat of Government.”

PAPER, Printing of. See “ Motions.”

Papers laid on Table. See. “ Index to Papers ” (separate).

Printing of, 35, 39, 51, 52, 93. See also “ Motions.”

Parliament— Opening, 1-4.

P arliamentary Standing Committee on P ublic Works. See “ Committees— Public Works.”

P lain, Senator W. See “ Senate.”

Power, Senator J. M. See “ Motions ’’—also “ Senate.”

President. See also “ Rulings ”— Warrants appointing— Committee of Disputed Returns and Qualifications, 12, Temporary Chairmen of Committees, 11, 31.

Printing Committee. See “ Committees.”

Proclamation summoning Parliament to meet, 1,

P ublic Accounts Committee. See “ Committees.”

Public Works Committee. See “ Committees,”

RULINGS—

Chairman of Committees— That a proposed request to amend the Customs Tariff Validation Bill by providing th at no increased duty on cotton goods should lx- collected without approval by Parliament, was in order... dissent from ; ruling upheld by President, 116.

Deputy Chairman of Committees-That a motion “ That the Committee do now divide ” , moved by the Minister for Home and Territories immediately upon resuming his place after the taking of a division, was in order, whether other Senators had resumed their seats or not—dissent from ; ruling upheld by

President, 45.

President of Senate— That a motion " That the Committee do now divide ” , moved by the Minister for Home and Territories immediately upon resuming his place after the taking of a division, was in order, whether other Senators had resumed their seats or not (on appeal)—dissent from moved, 45 ;

motion ’’ That question requires immediate determination ” passed, and motion of dissent negatived, 46. That a proposed request to amend the Customs Tariff Validation Bill by providing that no increased duty on cotton goods should be collected without- approval by Parliament, was in order

(on appeal), 116.

INDEX TO JOURNALS OP THE SENATE. XI

R ussell, Senator, E. J. See “ Motions ”—also “ Senate.”

SELECT COMMITTEE.—See “ Committees,”

Senate— Certificates of choice of Senators, 4, 5, 56. Death of Senator Allan McDougall, 4. Death of Senator J. M. Power, 5.

Death of Senator E. J. Russell, 49.

See also “ Motions—of Condolence.” Leave of absence— All Senators during adjournment, 104. Clerk of the Senate, furlough of six months, 4.

Senator Benny, one month, 35. Senator Gardiner, one month, 21. Senator Russell, six months, 13. Senator Cox, one week, 43. Senator O’Loghlin, twT o months, 63. Senator Drake-Brock man, three months, 65.

Midnight, sittings after, 41, 44. Opposition Deputy Leader, and Whip, 6. Senators sworn, 5, 57, 79. Sitting days. See. " Order, Practice, &c.—Sessional Orders.” Vacancies in representation of States—

New South Wales, notified, 4. Choice of J. M. Power, 4. ,

Choice of W. A. Gibbs, 5. Tasmania, notified, 27 ; choice of C. W. Grant, 56. Victoria, notified, 49 ; choice of W, Plain, 79.

Sessional Orders. See “ Order, Practice, &c.”

Standing Orders. See “ Order, Practice, &c.”

Standing Orders Committee. See “ Committees.”

Suspension of Sittings. See “ Order, Practice, &c.—Sessional Orders.”

TEMPORARY Ch a ir m e n —

Appointment, 11. Appointment to vacancy, 31,

VACANCIES. See ” Senate.”

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N ote.—“ S.” indicates S e n a te ; “ H .R .” House of Representatives.

Paper. Paper No. (if printed).

Presented to Senate or House of Itepreeentatives. Where Bound.

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Journals. V. and P. Vol. Page.

Agricultural Implements. See “ Tariff Board.” Arbitration (Public Service) Act—Determinations by the Arbitrator, &c.— No. 61 of 1924—Postmaster-General’s Department, State Heads of Branches Association .. .. .. . . 7 6

No. 62 of 1924—Commonwealth Public Service Clerical Association 7 6

No. 63 of 1924—Arms, Explosives and Munition Workers’ Federa-tion of A ustralia; Amalgamated Engineering Union and Australasian Society of Engineers .. .. .. 7 6

No. 64 of 1924—Arms, Explosives and Munition Workers’ Federa-tion of Australia .. .. .. .. .. 8 6

No. 65 of 1924—Professional Officers’ Association . . .. 8 6

No. 66 of 1924—Commonwealth Public Service Clerical Association 8 6

No. 67 of 1924—Australian Postal Assistants’ Union .. .. 8 - 6

No. 68 of 1924—Commonwealth Storemen and Packers’ Union .. 8 6

No. 69 of 1924 -Australian Postal Linemen’s Union .. .. 8 6

No. 70 of 1924—Commonwealth Public Service Clerical Association 8 6

No. 1 of 1925—Professional Officers’ Association . . .. 8 6

No. 2 of 1925—Federated Public Service Assistants’ Association . . 8 6

No. 3 of 1925—Federated Public Service Assistants’ Association .. 8 6

No. 4 of 1925—Commonwealth Public Service Artisans’ Association 8 6

No. 5 of 1925—Australian Postal Linemen’s Union .. .. 8 6

No. 6 of 1925—General Division Officers’ Union of the Trade and Customs Departm ent .. .. .. .. . . 8 6

No. 7 of 1925—Commonwealth Public Service Artisans’ Association 8 6

No. 8 of 1925—Commonwealth Storemen and Packers' Union .. 8 6

No. 9 of 1925—Professional Officers’ Association .. . . 8 6

Nos. 10 and 11 of 1925—Australian Letter Carriers' Association .. 8 6

No. 12 of 1925—Postal Sorters’ Union of Australia .. .. 8 6

No. 13 of 1925—Postal Sorters’ Union of Australia .. .. 8 6

No. 14 of 1925—Professional Officers’ Association .. .. 8 6

Nos. 15, 16, 17 and 18 of 1925 Amalgamated Postal Linemen, Sorters and Letter Carriers’ Union of Australia .. .. 8 6

No. 19 of 1925—Australian Postal Linemen’s Union .. .. 34 40

No. 20 of 1925—Australian Postal Linemen’s Union and others (Higher Duties Allowance) . . .. .. .. 34 40

No. 21 of 1925—Amalgamated Postal Linemen, Sorters and Letter Carriers’ Union of Australia . . .. .. .. 112 151

No. 22 of 1925—Line Inspectors’ Association .. .. .. 105 151

No. 23 of 1925—Commonwealth Storemen and Packers’ Union .. 105 151

No. 24 of 1925—Common Rule (Leave of absence consequent on injuries received in the course of duty) .. .. .. 116 155

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Journals. V. and P. Vol. I'nge.

Audit Act—Transfers of Amounts approved In' the Governor-General in Council—Financial Year 1924-25-— Dated 12th « November » , 1924 .. . ..

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Auditor-General. See “ Australian Imperial Force Canteens Funds Act ” and “ Finance.” Australian Imperial Force Canteens Funds Act Fifth Annual Report by the Trustees, 1st July, 1924, to 30th June,

1925 (including the Sir Samuel McCaughey Bequest for the Technical Education of Soldiers’ Children) .. . . . .

Report by the Auditor-General upon the Accounts of the Trustees for the year 1924-25 .. .. .. .. .. ..

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Banking Negotiations—Memorandum from Mr. J. R. Collins, Secretary to the Commonwealth Treasury, together with copy of the Treasury Records, relating to Negotiations with the Associated Banks immediately after the outbreak of War .. .. .. .. . . . .

Beer Excise Act—Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1925, No. 61 . . Belgium. See “ Dawes Annuities.” Bounties— Particulars of Bounty paid for the encouragement of each Industry in the

Commonwealth for the period 1st January, 1901, to 31st August, 1925 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

Return of Bounties and Bonuses paid since January, 1922, under the Canned Fruit Bounty Act, Iron and Steel Products Bounty Act, Meat Export Bounties Act, Shale Oil Bounty \ct. Sulphur Bounty Act. and Wine Export Bounty Act . . .. . . . .

And see “ Canned Fruit Bounty Act,” 11 Cattle Export Bounty Act.” "'Iron and Steel Products Bounty Act.” “ Shale Oil Bounty Act,' “ Sulphur Bounty Act,” and “ Wine Export Bounty Act.” . , Brazil. See “ Dawes Annuities." British Phosphate Commission—Report and Accounts for the year ended

30th June, 1924 (4th year) .. .. .. . . ..

Buchanan. Sir George, K.C.l.E. See “ Northern Territory.” Budget. See " Finance."

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Canberra— Communications (June, 1925) from the Chairman, Federal Capital Commission, to the Minister for Home and Territories, regarding the effect of recent flood» upon the progress of works . . ..

Federal Capital Commission List of Purchases of Furniture required at Canberra .. ..

Report to Minister for Home and Territories for quarter ended- 31st March, 1925 .. . . .. .. . .

30th June, 1925 . . . . . . . . . .

And see “ Public Works Committee " and " Seat of Government.” Canned Fruit Bounty Act—Return for J 924-25 .. .. ..

And see “ Bounties.” Canteens. See “ Australian Imperial Force Canteens Funds Act. ' Cattle Export Bounty Act— Regulations—Statutory Rules 1924, No. 157 .. .. ..

Return, to 30th June, 1925, of Subsidies paid on Live Cattle exported from the Commonwealth .. .. .. . . ..

Clothing Factory. See “ Munitions Supply Board.” Collins, Mr. J. R. See “ Banking Negotiations.” Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act—Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 156, 164 .. .. .. .. ..

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At 31st December, 1924. . . . . . · ■ · -

At 30th June, 1925 .. .. . . · · · ·

Regulations Amended-Statutory Rules 1925, No. 71 .. · · · · · ·

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 104 .. . . · ■ · ·

Contract Immigrants Act—Return for 1924 . . .. · · · ·

And see " Immigration Act." ( Town Leases. Sea “ Land Tax. ’ Customs Act -Proclamation, dated 26th « November » , 1924, prohibiting the Exportation

(except under certain conditions) of Live Pearl Shell Oysters . . Regulations Amended— Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 163, 170, 183, 185, 192 .. ..

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 22, « 29 » , 33, 59 .. .. ■ ·

Customs Act and Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act -Commerce (General Export) Regulations—Statutory Rules 1925, No. 25 Regulations Amended— Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 62, 65 .. .. .. · ·

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 83 .. . . .. · ■

Customs Tariff. See “ Tarilf Board.” Czechoslovakia. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

Dawes Annuities—Agreement between the Governments of Great Britain, Belgium, France, Italy, Japan, the United States of America, Brazil, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Roumania, the Serb-Croat-Slovene State and Czechoslovakia regarding the Distribution of the Dawes Annuities ;

signed at Paris, 14th January, 1925 .. .. .. . ·

Defence Act— Australian Military Forces—Inspector-General's Report, 31st May, 1925 Junior Cadet Regulations—Statutory Rules 1925, No. 151 .. .. Regulations Amended—

Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 152, 153, 154, 159, 176, 180, 191, 200. 201,' 202 . . .. .. .. . ■ · ·

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 19, 20. 26, 34, 53, 56, 66, 81, 82 . . Statutory Rules 1925, No. 98 .. .. . . ··

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 103 . . ·· ·· ··

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 108, 109 .. . . .. ■.

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 119, 122 . . .. . . ■ ·

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 132 .. .. .. · ·

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 138, 141 .. . . . . #.

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 148, 149, 150 .. .. .·.

Royal Military College—Report for year 1923-24 .. . . . .

And see " Munitions Supply Board.” Distillation Act—Regulations Amended— Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 9, 27 .. .. . . ·.

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 1 1 1 . . .. .. ..

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 145 .. .. .. . · . .

Dried Fruits Export Control Act—Statement by the Minister for Markets and Migration regarding the operation of the Act, together with the Report of the Dried Fruits Control Board, dated 27th July, 1925 ..

Edwards, Judge D. S. Sec " Land Tax.” Electoral Act and Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Act— Regulations Amended—Statutory Rule# 1924, No. 206 .. ., . i ..

Estimates. See. “ Finance.” European Security Pact— Documents relating to the proposed Pact .. .. .. . .

Reply of the German Government to the French Note of 16th ,) une, 1925 ; together with the note of 24th August, 1925, from the French Govern­ ment in reply thereto .. .. .. .. ..

Excise Act—Regulations Amended— Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 182, 193 .. - . . .. ..

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 7, 60 .. .. .. ..

Export Guarantee Act—Fresh Doradillo Grapes Assistance Regulations·— Statutory Rules 1924, No. 165 .. .. .. .. ..

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Accounts for year 1923-24 .. .. .. .. .. 17 17 17 11. 171

Budget, 1925-26—Papers presented by the Hon. Earle P a g e .. .. 28 52 65 II. 227

Consolidated Revenue Fund—Statem ent of approximate receipts and expenditure for year 1924-25 .. .. .. ..

Estimates—-Additions, New Works, Buildings, &c., 1925-26 .. .. 27

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National Debt. See “ National Debt Sinking Fund Act.” And see “ Banking Negotiations.” .

Forestry— Report by Mr. C. E. Lane-Poole, Commonwealth Forestry Adviser, on the Forest Resources of the Territories of Papua and New Guinea .. 73 51 II. 2687

Maps and Photographs supplementary to above . . .. 73 93 II. 2687

Report, together with maps, by Mr. C. E. Lane-Poole, Commonwealth Forestry Adviser, on the Forestry Programme of the Commonwealth Government .. . . .. .. .. . . « 29 » 7 5 11. 81

Report, together with Summary, by Mr. C. E. Lane-Poole, Common­ wealth Forestry Adviser, on the Forestry Position in Australia .. 72 24 33 11. 919

France. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

Gibson, Hon. W. G., M.P. See “ Postal Congress.” Great Britain. See “ Dawes Annuities.” Greece. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

High Commissioner of the Commonwealth in the United Kingdom—Report for 1924 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8 7 5 II. 931

High Court Procedure Act—Rules of Court—Rule re Sittings—Dated 12th « November » , 1924 .. .. .. .. .. ..

Immigration—Arrivals in Australia, four months ended 30th April, 1925 . . And see “ Migration.” Immigration Act—Return for 1924 .. .. .. .. ..

And see “ Contract Immigrants Act.” Income Tax Assessment Act—Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 166, 181, 194 .. .. .. .. .. ..

Income Tax on Loans. See “ Loans.” Inscribed Stock Act—Dealings and Transactions during year ended—-30th June, 1924 .. .. .. . . . . ..

30th June, 1925 . . .. .. .. . . ..

Insurance. See “ National Insurance.” International Labour Organization of the League of Nations—Sixth Session, held at Geneva, June-July, 1924— Recommendation adopted (Utilization of Workers’ Spare Time) ..

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International Postal Congress. See “ Postal Congress.” Invalid and Old-age Pensions Act—Statem ent for 1924-25 .. .. 40 67 82 11. 961

Iron and Steel Products Bounty Act— Return for 1924-25 .. . . .. .. .. , .. 55 60 70 II. 883

Statem ent setting out particulars relating to approval given for the use of imported materials in the manufacture of products (Tractors) upon which bounty may be paid .. .. .. .. 55 60 70 II. 883

And see “ Bounties.” Italy. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

Japan. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

Labour Organization. See “ International Labour Organization.” Land Tax— Report of Royal Commission on the Method for determining the Unimproved Value of Land held under Crown Leases . . .. 11 5 II. 973

Report of the Royal Commission (Judge D. S. Edwards, Commissioner) to inquire into extracts from the reports in Parliamentary Debates of Speeches made by Mr. Scullin in the House of Representatives on the 7th and 19th August, 1924, in relation to Land Tax m atters 9 7 5 II. 1035

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Lands Acquisition Act—Land acquired at— Bencubbin, Western Australia -F o r Postal purposes .. ..

Burracoppin, Western Australia—For Postal purposes .. ..

Carnarvon, Western Australia—For Defence purposes . . ..

Cranbrook, Western Australia—For Postal purposes .. . .

Cygnet, Tasmania—For Postal purposes .. .. . . . .

Federal Territory (Queanbeyan and Tuggeranong) —For Federal Capital purposes .. . . .. .. .. .. . .

Fremantle, Western Australia—For Defence purposes .. ..

Hobart, Tasmania—For Postal purposes .. .. .. . .

Kandos, New South Wales—For Postal purposes .. . . . .

Iiulin, Western Australia—For Postal purposes .. . . ..

Laverton, Victoria—For Defence purposes . . .. . .

Nyngan, New South Wales—For Defence purposes .. ..

Seymour, Victoria (2)—For Defence purposes .. .. ..

Spcarwood, Western Australia—For Postal purposes . . ..

Yeoval, New South Wales—For Postal purposes . . . . ..

Lane-Poole, Mr. C. E. See “ Forestry.” League of Nations— Fifth Assembly, September-Ootober, 1924—Report of Australian Delegation . . .. .. .. .. . .

Protocol for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes, adopted by the Fifth Assembly on 2nd October, 1924, with Appendices .. Correspondence with His Majesty's Government regarding the Protocol Report of the Commonwealth Representative a t the « Second » Opium

Conference convened by the League of Nations, and of the Draft Convention and Protocol relating to Dangerous Drugs, signed at Geneva on 19th February, 1925 .. .. .. ..

Reports to. See “ Nauru ” and New Guinea.” Sixth Assembly, September, 1925—Agenda . . . . . .

And see “ International Labour Organization.” Library Committee (Joint)—Report, dated 10th July, 1925 .. ..

Loans—Statem ent showing, for specific incomes, the advantage of additional interest receivable by converting 4£ per cent, loan (tax free) to 5i percent, loan (taxable) after making an allowance for the additional income tax payable on the taxable interest received .. . . .. ..

Markets and Migration Departm ent—List of Regulations and Proclamations issued under various Acts administered by the Department .. .. Meat Export Bounties Act. See Bounties.” Meteorological Service—Report by the Commonwealth Meteorologist for the

year 1923-24 .. .. . . .. .. .. ..

Meteorology Act—Regulations Amended -S tatutory Rules 1925, No. 118 .. Migration— Agreement, dated 8th April, 1925, between the British and Common­ wealth Governments regarding arrangements for the settlement

in Australia of an increasing number of assisted migrants .. Australian Passage Agreement, dated 23rd April, 1925, between the British and Commonwealth Governments . . . . ..

And see “ Contract Immigrants ” and “ Immigration.” Military. See “ Defence.” Munitions Supply Board—Annual Report from 1st July, 1923, to 30th June,

1924 ; together with the Annual Report of the Commonwealth Govern­ ment Clothing Factory for the year ended 30th June, 1924 .. ..

National Debt Sinking Fund Act—-National Debt Commission - « Second » Annual Report, for year ended 30tli June, 1925 . . . . . .

National Insurance Royal Commission—First Progress R eport- Casual Sickness, Perm anent Invalidity, Maternity, Old-age .. ..

Nationality Act—Return for 1924 .. .. . . .. ..

Nauru—Report on the Administration during the year 1924—Prepared by the Administrator for submission to the League of Nations . . ..

Naval Defence Act—Regulations Amended—-Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 155, 171, 179 . . . . .. . .

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 2, 3, 12, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 69, 70, 71, 75 .. Statutory Rules 1925, No. 85 . . .. .. .. ..

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 120 .. .. .. . . ..

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 133 .. . . . . .. . .

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 139, 140 . . . . .. . .

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Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 73, 80, 86,87, 97 . . Navigation Act Royal Commission— « Second » Report (New Guinea and Papua) .. .. .. ..

Memorandum supplementary to t he Reports, b y Mr. F . Anstey, M.P. ..

New Guinea— Report to the League of Nations on the Administration of the Territory of New Guinea from 1st July, 1923, to 30th June, 1924 .. And see “ Forestry.”

New Guinea Act— Ordinances of 1924-No. 34—Lands Registration (No. 3) .. .. .. ■ ·

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No. 36—Goods . . .. . · . · · · · ·

No. 37—Land (No. 2) .. .. . . . ■ · ·

No. 38—Native Labour (No. 3) .. .. ·· ■·

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No. 40—Arms, Liquor and Opium Prohibition .. · ·

No. 41—Arbitration . . . . ■. · · · ·

No. 42—Intoxicating Liquors .. .. · · · ·

No. 43—Medical .. . . .. · · · · · ·

I Irdinances of 1925— No. 1 -Supply (No. 5) 1924-25 .. .. .. ■■

No. 2—-Laws Repeal and Adopting .. .. - - · ·

No. 3- -Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments .. .. ■ ·

No. 4—Companies .. .. .. ·â–  ·· ··

No. 5—Criminal Procedure .. . . . . · · · ·

No. 6—Prisons . . .. .. · ■ · · ■ ■

No. 7—Land .. .. . . · ■ ■ · ··

No. 8—Lands Registration . . .. .. ■ · · ·

No. 9—Supply (No. 6) 1924-25 .. .. ·· ·â– 

No. 10—Treasury . . .. .. · ■ · · · ■

No. 11 Companies (No. 2) .. .. . · ■ · · ·

No. 12—Native Labour .. .. · ■ · · · ·

No. 13—Medical .. .. . ■ · · · · ■ ·

No. 14 -Appropriation 1924-25 .. ·â–  ■■ ■·

No. 15 Public Service .. .. .. ■ · ■ ·

No. 16—Seamen’s Compensation .. .. ·· ■■

No. 17—Customs Tariff .. .. · · · · · ·

No. 18—Aliens Registration .. .. · · · · · ·

No. 19—Mining .. .. · · · · · · ··

No. 20—Supply (No. 1) 1925-26 _ .. - - - - · ·

No. 21— Laws Repeal and Adopting (No. 2) .. ■ ■ · ·

No. 22 — Lands Registration (No. 2) .. · ■ · · · ■

No. 23—Land (No. 2) .. .. · · · · · ·

No. 24 -Interpretation and Amendments Incorporation .. No. 25—Land (No. 3) .. . . . - · · · ·

No. 26—Administrator's Powers .. · ■ · · ■ ·

No. 27—Sanitation . . . . ■ · ■ · · ·

No. 28—Pounds . . . . .. · - · · · ·

No. « 29†» ”Sale of Bread .. .. · · · · · ·

No. 30—Dog .. .. ■ · ■ · · ■ · ■

No. 31—Slaughtering .. .. · · · · ■ ·

No. 32—Sale of Meat .. .. ■ ■ · · · ·

No. 33—Venereal Diseases .. · · · · · · · ·

No. 34—Laws Repeal and Adopting (No. 3) .. · · · ·

No. 35—Quarantine .. .. · · · · · ·

No. 36—Lands Registration (No. 3) .. · · · · · ·

No. 37—Mining (No. 2) .. · · · · · · · ·

No. 38—Native Labour (No. 2) .. · · ■ ■ · ·

No. 39—Interpretation and Amendments Incorporation (No. 2) .. No. 40—District Courts .. · · ■ · · · · ·

No. 41—Judiciary .. · · · · · · · ·

No. 42—Central Court Assessor’s .. · · · · · ·

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No. 2—Executive Council .. .. .. .. ..

No. 3—Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (No. 2) .. .. No. 4— Brands .. .. .. . . .. ..

Northern Territory— Development and Administration—Report by Sir George Buchanan, K.C.I.E. (with Maps) .. .. .. .. ..

Report by the Secretary, Home and Territories Department, on sug­ gested re-organization of the Public Service of the Northern Terri- torv .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

Report of Vdministrator for the year ended 30th June, 1924 ..

Northern Territory Acceptance Act and Northern Territory (Administration) Act— Encouragement of Primary Production Ordinance—Regulations Income Tax Ordinance—Regulations .. ..

Public Service Ordinance—Regulations .. Tin Dredging Ordinance—Regulations .. Ordinances of 1924— No. 21—Encouragement of Primary Production

No. 22—Inspection of Boilers .. No. 23—Plant Diseases .. ..

No. 24—Income Tax .. ..

No. 25—Licensing (No. 2) ..

Ordinances of 1925— No. 1—Early Closing .. ..

No. 2—Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments No. 3—Licensing .. ..

No. 4—Meat Industry Encouragement No. 5—Slaughtering .. . .

No. G—Lotteries .. ..

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No. 8—Weights and Measures .. No. 9—Crown Lands .. ..

No. 10—Income Tax .. ..

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No. 12—Registration .. ..

No. 13—Registration of Births and Deaths No. 14—Aboriginals .. ..

No. 15—Crown Lands (No. 2) .. No. 16—Licensing (No. 2) ..

Oil—Reports by Arthur Wade, D.Sc. (Loud.), Arc. Petroleum Investigations in New South Wales Petroleum Prospects in parts of Western Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia .. .. ..

Possibility of discovery of Oil in Queensland And see “ Papuan Oil-lields,” and “ Public Accounts Committee. Old-age Pensions.” See “ Invalid and Old-age Pensions.”

Papua— Annual R eport for the year— 1922- 1923 .. .. .. .. .. ..

1923- 1924 .. .. . . . .. ..

And see “ Forestry ” and “ Public Accounts Committee.” Papua Act— Infirm and Destitute Natives’ Account—Statement of Transactions.of Trustees, 1924-25 .. .. .. ..

Ordinances of 1924— No. 7—Customs (Export) Tariff (No. 2) . . No. 8—Mining .. .. . . ..

No. 9—Native Taxes . . . . . .

No. 10—Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages No. 11-—Navigation .. .. ..

No. 12—Health .. .. .. ..

No. .13—British New Guinea Development Company Limited Amendment .. . . .. ..

No. 15—Mercantile . . .. ..

No. 16—Appropriation 1924-25 .. . .

No. i7—Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) 1923-24 No. 18—Land . . . . .. ..

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No. 2—Port Moresby Electric Light and Power .. .. 33 39

No. 3—Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) 1924 25; together with Supplementary Estimates (No. 2) 1924-25 .. .. 9 8

No. 4—Trust Fund Advances .. .. .. .. 51 64

No. 5 -Supplementary Appropriation (No. 3) 1924-25; together with Supplementary Estimates (No. 3) 1924-25 .. .. 51 04

Papuan Oil-fields—Reports of the Commonwealth Representative— January to April, 1925 . . .. .. .. .. . . 19 25

May, 1925 .. .. .. .. .. .. . . 33 39

June, 1925 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 51 04

July, 1925 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 105 135

Patents Act -Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1924, No. 115 .. 10 8

Pensions. See “ Invalid and Old-age Pensions.” Petroleum. See “ Oil.” Phosphate. See “ British Phosphate Commission.” Poland. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

Portugal. See “ Dawes Annuities.” Post and Telegraph Act—Regulations Amended— Statutory Rules 1924, Nos. 172, 184, 190 .. . . .. . . . . 10 8

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 6, 11, 42, 48, 49, 54, 77 .. .. . . 10 8

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 90, 99, 102, 121, 125, 12

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 128, 129, 143, 144, 153, 154, 160 .. 115 151

Postal and Telegraphic -Annual Report- Fourteenth 1923-24 .. .. 4 10 11 II. 1395

Postal Congress (International), held at Stockholm, 1924—Report by the Honorable W. G. Gibson, M.P., Postmaster-General of the Common-wealth, together with copy of the Convention, Regulations, and Protocols signed at th a t Congress .. .. .. .. .. . . ·· HI 5

Printing Committee (Silling in Conference)— Senate— First Report . . .. .. .. .. . . . . (17

House of Representatives— First R eport .. .. . . .. . . . . . · 81

Public Accounts C om m ittee-R eport Expenditure on Oil Exploration, Vrvelopment, Refining, &c., in the Commonwealth and Papua Fart I., comprising Introduction, Committee’s Proceedings, Oil Exploration Work in Papua, Oil Exploration Work in Australia .. .. 34 05 77 II. 10 11

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Health—-Broben, J. A. .. .. .. .. .. ·. 9 8

George, W. E. .. .. .. . . .. .. 9 8

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Postmaster-General's Department Burbury, Η. K. . . .. .. .. ·. 33 39

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Lorimer, A. A ... . . . . .. ·. · · 9 8

Mair, R. B. . . . . . . .. ·. · ■ 9 8

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Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 130, 135 .. . . . . 57 70

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 152 .. .. .. .. 105 135

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 155, 156, 157, 158, 159 105 130

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 161, 162 . . .. .. .. 112 152

Public Works Committee— Proposed Work referred to— Plans, Reports, Estimates,

Boys’ Naval Training Establishment, Geelong . . .. .. 1 .. 82 1

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Public Works Committee—continued. Reports by the Committee, together with Minutes of Evidence, &c.— Air Force Station (No. 2), Richmond, N.S.W. .. .. ..

Automatic Telephone Exchanges at Brisbane Cent ral, Queensland .. .. . . . .

Lakemba, New South Wales . . ., .. ..

Manly, New South Wales .. .. .. .,

Toowong, Queensland .. .. . . .. ..

West Adelaide, South Australia .. .. ,. ..

Boys’ Naval Training Establishment, Geelong .. . . ..

Canberra— Hotel No. 4 . . .. .. .. . . ..

National Library .. .. .. .. ..

Northern Main Sewer .. .. . . .. ..

Sewage Treatment Works .. .. .. ..

Commonwealth Offices, Brisbane .. .. .. ..

Public Works Committee Act—Tenth General Report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works .. .. .. . .

Quarantine Act—Regulations Amended- Statutory Rules 1925, No. fit ..

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 89 .. Statutory Rules 1925, No. 134 ..

Railways Act—By-laws Nos. 32, 33, 34 .. .. .. ..

Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Act. See “ Electoral Act.” Reparations. See. “ Dawes Annuities,” also ” Treaty Series.” Roumania. See “ Dawes Annuities.” Royal Commissions. Sec “ Land Tax,” National Insurance,” “ Navigation

Act,” “ War Service Disabilities,” and “ Western Australia.” Royal Military College. See “ Defence.”

Seat of Government Acceptance Act and Seat of Government (Administral ion) A c t -Building and Services Ordinance—Regulations— Canberra Building .. . . .. . . ..

Canberra Electric Supply .. .. .. ..

Canberra Sewerage and Water Supply . . .. . .

City Area Leases Ordinance—Regulations .. .. ..

Parks and Gardens Ordinance—Regulations .. .. . .

Ordinances of 1924—· No. 8—City Area Leases .. .. . . ..

No. 9—Building and Services . . . . . . ..

No. 10—Church Lands Leases .. .. .. ..

No. 11—Cattle Testing .. .. .. .. ..

No. 12—Federal Capital Commission’s Powers . . ..

No. 13—City Area Leases (No. 2) .. . . ..

Ordinances of 1925— No. 1—Real Property . . . . . . .. ..

No. 2—Industrial Board .. . . .. . .

No. 3—Queanbeyan Water Supply . . . . . .

And see “ Canberra ” and “ Public Works Committee.” Security Pact. See European Security Pact.” Serb-Croat-Slovene State. See Dawes Annuities.” Service and Execution of Process Act—Regulations—Statutory Rules 1925,

No. 105 ... . . .. . .. .. . .

Shale Oil Bounty Act—Return for 1924-25 . . . . . ..

And see “ Bounties.” Spirits Act—Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1925, No. 88 . . Sulphur Bounty Act—R eturn for 1924-25 . . . . . . ..

And see “ Bounties.” Superannuation Act—Regulations Amended— Statutory Rules 1924, No: 195 . . .. .. .. ··

Statutory Rules 1925, No. 84 . . . . . . . . —

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Paper in substitution of above .. .. . . .. .. 35 7(1 11. 1889

Tari If Board Act—Tari If Board— Annual Report, to 30th June, 1925 . . . . .. .. -17 125 II. 1869

Schedule of Recommendations (supplementary to the Annual Report) in regard to the following: -Alternating Current House Service Meters .. .. . . 105 135

Anchors .. .. .. . . . . . . . . 103 129

Antimony .. .. .. .. . . .. 105 139

Apparel—Knitted .. .. . . .. ,. .. 65 103 129 11. 1923

Apparel—Men’s, Boys’ and Youths’ .. .. .. .. 60 103 129 II. 1931

Apparel—Women’s Outer Garments .. .. .. . . 61 103 129 11. 1939

Bentwood Chairs .. .. .. . . .. .. 105 135

Bleached Shellac .. .. .. .. .. .. 105 139

Bolts and Nuts, Black .. .. .. . . . . 105 135

Bromide Salts, Cyanide of Potassium and Cyanide of Sodium, Hydrosulphites .. .. .. .. . . 103 129

Caps and Sewn H ats .. .. .. .. .. 103 129

Carbonate of Copper ... . . . . ... .. 105 135

Carillons and Bells in Peals .. .. .. . . .. 105 135

Cash Registers .. .. .. .. .. .. 105 139

Cherries in Brine .. .. .. .. .. . . 105 139

Copper Rivets and Washers , . .. .. .. . . 105 135

Corkboard .. .. . . . . .. .. 105 143

Cotton Piece Goods, Knitted, in Tubular Form .. .. 103 129

Derrisine (a spray for fruit trees) .. .. . . .. 103 129

Eggs, Egg Pulp, and Egg Albumen .. .. .. .. 103 129

Electrical Engineering Industry .. .. .. .. 63 103 129 11. 1947

Engineering Industry .. .. .. .. . . 57 103 129 II. 1957

Eyelets .. . . . . . . . . .. . . 105 139

Fellmongery .. .. . . .. . . .. 58 105 135 II. « 1973 »

Flexible Shafting for Sheep Shearing Machines .. .. 105 113

Flint Stones .. .. .. . . . . .. 103 129

Galvanized Iron .. .. . . . . . . .. 53 103 129 11. 1979

Gelatine .. .. .. .. . . .. . . 103 129

Gin .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 103 129

Glass—Plate and Sheet .. . . .. . . . . 105 135

Glass Bottles, up to 1 oz. . . .. . . .. .. 105 143

Glazed Ceramic Tiles .. . . .. . . .. 105 143

Hats, Fur Felt and Wool Felt . . .. . . .. 62 105 135 11. 1987

Imitation Oil Paintings .. .. .. .. .. 105 139

Incandescent Mantles .. .. .. .. .. 105 139

Iron and Steel Scrap .. . . . . .. . . 103 129

Iron and Steel Tubes or Pipes .. .. .. . . 105 143

Lamp Ware including Lamp Glasses and Glassware, N.E.I. .. 103 129

Marble .. .. .. . . .. . . . . 105 139

Matches, Wooden Safety . . .. . . .. .. 50 103 129 11. 1991

Mining Machinery Parts . . .. .. . . .. 59 105 139 11. 1995

Oil, Linseed .. .. .. .. .. .. 103 129

Oil, Olive .. .. .. . . . . .. . . 103 129

Oils, Mineral Lubricating .. . . . . .. .. 103 129

Olives imported in bulk for bottling . . .. .. . . 105 139

Parchment, Vegetable . . . . .. .. . . 103 129

Petroleum Pitch or Asphalt .. .. .. .. .. 105 143

Pianos and Player Pianos . . . . .. .. . . 54 103 129 11. 1999

Putty .. .. .. .. .. .. . . 105 135

Screws for Wood, Screw Hooks, Eves and Rings . . . . 103 129

Sewing Threads and C ottons.. .. .. .. .. 103 129

Shovels (2) .. .. .. . . .. .. 105 143

Socks and Stockings . . .. .. .. .. 56 103 129 11. 201 i

Special Machinery for Primary and Secondary Industries .. 105 143

Steel Wire Winding Ropes .. .. . . . . . . 105 143

Textile Articles (Napery) .. .. .. . . .. 105 139

Timber .. .. 66 105 143 11. 2017

Towels and Towelling .. . . .. 61 105 139 II. 2067

Vacuum Cleaners .. .. .. .. .. .. 103 129

Vessels (Ships, Ac.) (2) .. .. . . . . . . . 105 143

Whisky .. .. . . .. . . .. .. 103 129

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Tariff Brianl Act Schedule of Recommendations Ly t he Tariff Board (sup­ plementary to the Annual Report) in regard to t lie following:—eon-hii.iud. White. Spirit .. .. .. .. .. ..

Woollen Piece Goods .. .. .. . . . .

Wrought Iron and Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings . . ..

X-Ray Apparatus . . . . .. .. . . . .

Yarns, Silk and Silk Mixtures .. .. .. ..

Yarns, Woollen . . . . . . .. . . . .

Zinc Shavings . . . . .. .. . . . .

Taxation. See “ Income Tax Assessment Act ” and “ Land Tax.” Thomas, Mr. W. C. F. See “ International Labour Organization.” Treasury Records. See “ Banking Negotiations.” Treaties of Peace (Austria and Bulgaria) Act—Regulations Amended—

Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 16, 17 .. .. .. . .

Treaty of Peace (Germany) Act—Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1925, Nos. 15, 21 .. .. .. .. .. ' ..

Treaty of Peace (Hungary) Act—Regulations Amended- Statutory Rules 1926, No. 18 .. . . .. .. .. .. ..

Treaty Series No. 36 (1924)—Agreements— (1) Between the Allied Governments and the German Government concerning the Agreement of 9th August, 1924, between the German Government and the Reparation Commission . . (2) Between the Allied Governments and the German Government to

carry out the Experts’ Plan of 9th April, 1924 .. ..

(3) The Inter-Allied Agreement to carry out the Experts’ Plan of 9th April, 1924 .. . . ' . . .. . . ..

(4) The Agreement between the Governments represented on the Reparation Commission to modify Annex II. to Part VIII. of the Treaty of Versailles . . . . . . . . .

Signed at London, 30th August, 1924.

United States of America. See “ Dawes Annuities.”

Wade, Dr. A. See “ Oil.” War Service Disabilities—Assessment of—Report of Royal Commission, dated 22nd December, 1924 .. .. .. .. ..

War Service Homes Act—Land acquired in New South Wales at— Concord . . .. .. .. . . . . . .

Earlwood . . .. . . . .. .. . .

East Gresford .. .. . . . . .. .. . .

Lidcombe .. .. . . .. . . .. ..

North Sydney . . . . .. . . .. .. ..

Parram atta . . . . .. . . . . .. ..

Wollongong .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

War Service Homes Commission—Report, together with Statements and Balance Sheets, 1st July, 1924, to 30th June, 1925 .. .. ..

Western Australia—Report, together with Appendices, of the Royal Com­ mission on the Finances of Western Australia, as affected by Federation Wine Export Bounty Act— Regulations—Statutory Rules 1924, No. 150 .. .. ..

Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1925, No. 57 . . ..

R eturn for 1924-25 .. .. .. .. .. ..

And see “ Bounties.” Wireless Telegraphy Act—Regulations Amended—Statutory Rules 1925, No. 123 .. .. .. .. .. ' .. ..

Vapor No. (if prinU-d).

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T H E PA R LIA M EN T OF T H E COMMONWEALTH OF

O ]

Note.—Senators’ names are arranged according to their order in the returns to the Writs.

Senators.

COX, Charles Frederick DUNCAN. W alter Leslie G A RD IN ER. Albert GIBBS, William Albion? ( I l l ΚΕΝΕ. W alter .Massvt GRANT, John . . '

THOMPSON, William G eorgeft GIVENS. Thomas (P resiln i/)* GLASGOW, Sir 'Thomas William CRAW FORD, Thomas William

POLL, H aiti I Spencer ..

R E ID , Matthew . . ..

BENNY, Benjam in .. .. . .

NEWLAND, Jo h n (Chairman of CnmmiUt·< ■ ■.«)** W ILSON, Reginald Victor . . . .

HOARE. Albert. Alfred .. ..

M clIUGH, d ia rie s Steplien .. ..

O’LOGHLTN, Jam es Vincent . . ..

M ILLEN, John Dunlop ..

FOSTER, George Matthcw§§ . . (Succeeded by) GRANT, Charles W illiam 1! .. PAYNE, Herbert, Jam es Moekford OGDEN, Jam es E rnest ..

HAYS. H erbert .. ..

HAYES, John Blytb f . .

ELLIOTT, Harold Edward G U T H R IE , Jam es Francis RUSSELL, E dw ard JolinJJ (Succeeded- by) PLAIN. W illiam TJ . .

HANNAN, Joseph Francis*’ BARNES, John ..

FIN D L E Y , Edw ard ..

PEARCE, George Foster .. ..

LYNCH, Patrick Joseph .. ..

D RA K E BROCKMAN. Edmund Mfred NEEDHAM, Edw ard .. ..

KTNGSMIT.L, W alter .. ..

GRAHAM, Charles M ontague ..

Riveted.

Term o f Service. Commenced or He -commenced. Term of Service

Expires.

13 Dee.. 1919 1 .Tnlv. 1920 1

.. - >30 Ju n e, 1926

4 April, 1925 J 1

19 Oct.. 1923 >30 .tune, 1929

16 Dec., 1922 1 July, 1923 J

10 Dec., 1922 10 Dec., 1922 Ί 13 Dec.. 1919 1 July, 1920 >30 .Tunc, 192(1

16 Dec.. 1922 1 July. 192.3 |

„ 9 9 >30 June, 1929

•

J

13 Dec., 1919 1 July, 1920 i

V V >30 Ju n e , 1920

,, J

16 Dec., 1922 1 July, 1923 1

„ 99 >30 Ju n e, 1929

” ” J

13 Dec., 1919 1 July, 1920 Ί

” ” >30 June, 1920

10 Aug., 1925 1

1.3 Dec.. 1919 1 July. 1920 )

16 Dec., 1922 1 Ju ly , 1923 1

>30 Ju n e, 1929

12 Sept., 192.3 J

13 Dec.. 1919 1 July. 1920 1

-- > ■ >30 June, 1920

28 Aug., 1925 23 July, 1924 1

16 Dec., 1922 1 July, 1923 >30 Ju n e, 1929

” ” J

13 Dec., 1919 1 July. 1920 1

„ >30 Ju n e, 1926

J

HI Dp·'., 1922 1 July, 1923 1

>30 Ju n e, 1929 J

s t e l e .

■Nrw South Wales

j

► Queensland

►South A us'ra'ia

► Tasmania

> Victoria

j '

> W estern Australia

* Elected President, 41 h July. 192:1. ** Elected Chairman of Committees, f>th July, 3 92:1. t Chosen by Parliament, of Now South Wales to till long casual vacancy, subject to section 1 5 of the Constitution. Choice certified to Covernor-Oeneral, 19th October, 1923. * ’

ί Chosen by Parliament of Tasmania to till long casual vacancy, subject to section 15 of (lie Constitution. Choice certified to Governor-General, 12th September. I 028. t t Chosen a t Con oral Election. I 922, to till long casual vacancy. t Chosen by Parliam ent of Victoria to fill long casual vacancy, subject to section 15 of the Constitution. Choice certified to Governor-General, 23rd

July, 1924. Chosen by Parliament of Now South Wales to fill long casual vacancy, subject to section 15 of the Constitution. Choice certified to Governor- General. 4th April, 1.925. §§ Resigned, 30th June, 1925.

Ij Chosen by Parliam ent of Tasmania to fill short casual vacancy, subject, to section 15 of the Constitution. Choice certified to Govern or-General, 10! h August, 1925. I t t Deceased. 1 Sth July. 1 925. V» Chosen by Parliament of Victoria to fill short casual vacancy, subject to section 15 of the Constitution. Choice certified Io Governor-General. 28th August. 1925.

1925. XXVI1

THE PA R LIA M EN T OF TH E COMMONWEALTH OF A U ST R A L IA .

THE SENATE.

SITTINGS OF THE SENATE AND ATTENDANCE OF SENATORS.

τ w e:n ty-seuond sessio n.

SENATORS’ ATTENDANCE ROLL, 10th JUNE, 1925, TO 24th SEPTEMBER, 1925.

31 SITTING DAYS.

Total H ours of Sittings during thk S ession, 176.

Senator's Name.

Barnes, J . · ■ · · ■ ·

Benny, B. · · · · · ·

Cox, C. F. · · · · · ■

Crawford, T. W. · - ■ ·

Drake - Brockman, E. A. . .

Duncan, W. L. · · · ·

E lliott, Η. ti. .. · · · ·

Findley, E. . . · · · ·

Foil, H. S. · · · ·

* Foster, G. M. . . · · · ·

Gardiner, A. . . · · · ·

Gibbs, W. A. . . . . ..

Givens, T. (President) . . . .

Glasgow, S irT . W. .. ..

Graham, C. M. · · · ·

TG rant, 0. W. . . · · · ·

G rant, J. . · · · · ·

Greene, W . Massy . . . .

Guthrie, J. F. .. · · · ·

Hannan, J. F. . . . · · ·

Hayes, J. B. . . · · · ■

Hays, H. .. · · · ·

Hoare, A. A. . . · · · ·

Kingsmill, W . .. .· .·

Lynch, P. J . . . · · · ·

McHugh, C. S. ·· · ·

Milieu, J . D. . . · · · ·

Needham, E. . . · · · ·

Newland, J. (Chairman of Committee*) Ogden, J. E. .. . · · ·

O'Loghliu, J. V. .. · ·

Payne, H. J. M. . · · ·

Pearce, G. F. . . . . · ·

§Plain, W . . . . . . ·

Reid, M. . · ■ · ··

JRussell, E. J . .. ·· ··

Thompson, W . G. . . . .

Wilson, R. V. .. . · ■ ·

No. of Days tor which Attendance Is Recorded No. of Day·

Present.

No. of Days Absent Without Leave.

No. of Days Absent oil Leave.

31 27 4

81 2 25 4

81 21 u 1

81 « 29 » 2

81 10 9 12

81 31

81 30 i

81 31

31 25 li

(\ (1

31 13 9 u

31 23 8

31 31

31 30 1

31 31 . .

16 13 2

31 30 1

31 24 7

31 23 8

31 27 4

31 31

31 27 4

31 30 l

31 31

31 20 11

31 24

31 22 9

31 2t> 3

31 80 1

31 5

31 y 9 i:i

31 31

31 31 . .

8 8

31 31 ·· • ·

14 2 12

31 30 1

31 30 1

• Resigned 30th June, 1925. t Sworn 14th August 1925.

1 Sworn 29th August,1925. X Deceased, 18th July,1925.

F. U ’REN ,

Acting Clerk of the Senate.

Jr.tViii 1025.

THU PA R L IA M E N T OF T H E COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTR A LIA

Τ Ξ Β

ATTENDANCES OF SENATORS IN DIVISIONS DURING TH E SESSION OF 1025.

Senafoi’’s Namfe.

Divisions in t he Divisions in Uomrnittee. Total.

Humes, J . ... ... ... 2* 23 51

Remiy, B. ... ... ... 2 3 0

(.'ox, C. F. ... ... ... 12 12 24

Crawford, T. W. ... ... 34 49 83

Drake-Brockmnn, E. A. ... 2 2

On noun, W, E. ... ... 38 02 100

Elliott, Η. E. ... ... ... 32 57 89

Findley, E. ... ... ... 38 00 98

Foil, II. S. ... ... ... 20 39 65

* Foster, (!. M. ... ...

Gardiner, A. ... ... ... 17 43 60

Gibbs, W. A. ... ... 27 30 03

Givens, T. (President) ... ... 14 0 20

(1 hmgow, Sir T. W. ... ... 37 59 96

Graham, C. M. ... ... 3.5 54 89

■{■Grant, C. VV. ... ... ... 18 41 59

(τΓΐιηl, J. ... ... ... « 29 » 27 56

Greene, W. Massy ... ... 27 13 45

Guthrie, .1. I1 ’. ... ... 22 30 58

Hannan, .1. F. ... ... 30 58 91

1 Iayes, J . B. ... ... ... 37 oo 97

Ilavs, II. ... ... ... « 29 » -14 73

11 on re, A. A. ... ... ... 26 24 50

Ivingsmill, W. ... ... 32 57 89

I.yucli, 1*. .1. ... ... ... 30 47 77

McHugh, C. S. ... ... 35 00 95

Milieu, .I. O. ... ... ... 20 43 63

Needham, E. ... ... ... 37 57 94

Newland. .1. (Chairman of Com­ mittees) ... ... ... 30 53 89

Ogden, J . E. ... ... 21 H « 29 »

O’Loghlin, J . V. ... ... 1 3 4

Favne, Η. ,1. M. ... ... 30 59 95

Pearce, (!. F. ... ... ... 38 62 100

§ Plain, W. ... .. ... 13 39 52

Reid, M. ... ... ... 32 01 93

|| Russell, E. J . ... ... ...

Thompson, W. (j. ... ... 30 59 95

Wilson, R. V. ... ... 35 59 94

* Resigned SOth .June, 192.T. t Sworn 14th August, 1925.

62

100

Notk. Total number of Divisions 1 In the Senate, ' In Committee,

§ Sworn 29th August, 192"». || Deceased 18th .July, 1920.

F. TJ’REN.

4cling Clerk of the Senate,

1925.

THE SEETATE.

STAN DING COMM I TT I·'. KS.

x x i$

STANDING ORDERS. (Appointed 12th June, 192·').)

The President Chairman of Committees Senator Drake-Brockman* Duncan

Findley

* Discharged from attendance, 9 lit July, 1025.

LIBRARY.

Senator Foil Gardiner Hays, II. Kingsnuil"| O’Loghlin.

f Appointed 9th July, 1925.

(Appointed 12th June, 1925.)

The President Senator Gardiner Glasgow, Sir T. W. Graham

(Report,—I5tii July, 1925.)

Senator Kingsmill Milieu Ogden.

HOUSE.

(Appointed 12th June, 1925.)

The President Senator Guthrie

Chairman of Committees Hoare

Senator Cox Gibbs.

Drake-Brockman.

PRINTING.

(Appointed 12th June, 1925.)

Senator Findley Hayes, J. B. Grant McHugh

Senator Payne Elliott Thompson.

(Report.—26th August, 1925.)

PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS.

Senator Barnes* Lynch* Reid*

Mr. Blakeley! Robert Cook! * Appointed 5th .July, 1925,

Mr. Gregory! Jackson j Mackayt Mathews!

t A ppointed tith March, 1923.

JO IN T COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.

Senator Benny); Mr. H u n terf!

Elliott** Makinf

Foil 11 Marks!

Kingsmill! Thomas Patersonf

Needham* Prowsc 'j

Mr. Bayley! West !

Fentonf I

* A ppointed 5tl .July, 1923.--------- ! Appointed 9th Match, 1923.--------- 1 Appointed lOth October, 1924.-------

ξ Discharged from attendance, 20th August, 1924.------— ** Discharged from attendance, 10th October, 1924.- - -II Appointed 20th August, 1924.---------f f Discharged from attendance., 9th July, 1925.---------·* Appointed 9th Ju ly , 1925.

Senator Gardiner (Irani Greene - Guthrie

DISPUTED RETURNS AND QUALIFICATIONS. (Appointed 11th June, 1925.) Senator Needham O’Loghlin

Payne.

E. U’REN, Acting Clerk of the Senate. ,

XXXI

T H E S ENATE.

B U SIN E SS NOT D ISPO SE D OF AT CLOSE OF TH E TW ENTY « SECOND » SESSION.

(Parliament prorogued 2Sth September, 1925.)

Government Bvsinett.

ORDER OF THE D A Y :-1. E stimates and B udget Papers 1925-26.—Adjourned debate on the following motion moved by the Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), viz.—“ That the Papers be printed.” — (Senator Elliott.)

Private B u tin a s (to take precedence after 8 p.m).

NOTICES OF MOTION

* 1. Senator P oll : To move—That the whole of the papers relating to contracts between the Common wealth Government and the Larkin Sopwith Co., and also the contracts themselves, be laid on the Table of the Senate,

*2. Senator L ynch : To move—-That, inasmuch as a grave disturbance threatens the industrial and civic life of the Commonwealth on account of a. dispute th at had its origin outside Australia, the Senate desires to assure the Government of its full and unqualified support in any action it may deem fit to restrain undesirables from encouraging such disturbance and violating the law to the consequent injury and hardship of our fellow citizens.

* Objected to as a formal motion.

ORDERS OF THE DA Y:-1. Navigation Act—E ffect of Operation on Tasmania.—Adjourned debate on the following motion moved by Senator Ogden, viz.:— (1) That, in the opinion of the Senate, the Navigation Act should be amended so as to exclude

Tasmania from the operations of the sections of the Act relating to coastal passengers, thus providing for freedom of intercourse by any ships between Tasmania and mainland ports. (2) That this resolution be transm itted to the House of Representatives with a request for its

concurrence therein.—(Senator Duncan.)

2. Australian Soldiers’ R epatriation Bill (No. 25).— « Second » « reading » .

3. N avigation Act—E ffect on W estern Australia.—Adjourned debate on the following motion moved by Senator Lynch, viz. :— (1) That inasmuch as the Navigation Act imposes severe and burdensome restrictions on trade with W estern Australia, and also in the coastal trade of th at State, the Senate is of

opinion th at the compulsory clauses of that Act relating to trade and commerce be repealed until such time as the various interests engaged in the coastal trade are willing to accept the same terms and conditions, no more and no less, as those governing the activities and operations of the general body of citizens throughout the Commonwealth, or until the law compels the acceptance of such conditions.

(2) That this resolution be transmitted to the House of Representatives with a request for its concurrence therein. —(Senator Duncan.)

C O M M O N W E A LTH O F A U ST R A L IA . 13

No. 3.

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE.

FRIDAY, 12th JUNE, 1925.

1. M eeting o f S e n a t e .—The Senate met at eleven a.m., pursuant to adjournment.

2. PR A Y ER S.

3. P apers.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce) laid on the Table the following Papers, viz. :— By Command— Norfolk Island—Report for Year ended 30th June, 1924.

Ordered to be printed. Papua—Report for Year 1922-1923. Ordered to be printed. Agreements concluded between (1) The Allied Governments and the German Government concern­

ing the Agreement of 9th August, 1924, between the German Government and the Reparation Commission ; (2) The Allied Governments and the German Government to carry out the Experts' Plan of 9th April, 1924 ; (3) The Inter-Allied Agreement to carry out the Experts’ Plan of 9th April, 1924; and (4) The Agreement between the Governments represented on

the Reparation Commission to modify Annex II. to P art V III. of the Treaty of Versailles. Signed at London, 30th August, 1924. British Phosphate Commission—Report and Accounts for year ended 30th June, 1924. League of Nations— « Second » Opium Conference—Draft Convention and Protocol relating to

Dangerous Drugs, signed at Geneva, 19th February, 1925.

4. P u b l ic W o r k s C o m m it t e e—R e p o r t .—Senator Reid brought up the following Report from the Parlia­ mentary Standing Committee on Public Works :— Report, together with Minutes of Evidence, relating to the proposed Establishment of Royal Australian Air Force Station (No. 2), at Richmond, New South Wales.

5. Questions.—Questions on notice were answered.

6. Leave of Absence.—Senator Guthrie, pursuant to notice, moved—That six months’ leave of absence be granted to Senator E. J. Russell on account of ill-health. Question—put and passed.

7. Government and P rivate Business : P recedence.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, during the present Session, unless otherwise ordered, Government Business shall take precedence of all other business on the Notice Paper, except Questions and Formal Motions, and except th a t Private

Business take precedence of Government Business on Thursday, after 8 p .m .; and that, unless otherwise ordered, Private Orders of the Day take precedence of Private Notices of Motion on alternate Thursdays. Question—put and passed.

8. Standing Orders Committee.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved— That a Standing Orders Committee be appointed, to consist of the President, the Chairman of Committees. Senators Drake-Brockman, Duncan, Findley, Foil, Gardiner, H. Hays, and O’Loghlin, with power to act during the recess, and to confer with a similar Committee of the House

of Representatives. Question—put and passed.

9. Library Committee.— The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That a Library Committee be appointed, to consist of the President, Senators Gardiner, Sir T. W. Glasgow, Graham, Kingsmill, Millen, and Ogden, with power to act during the recess, and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with a similar Committee of the House of Repre­ sentatives. Question—put and passed.

10. House Committee.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That a House Committee be appointed, to consist of the President, the Chairman of Committees, Senators Cox, Drake-Brockman, Guthrie, Hoare, and Gibbs, with power to act during the recess, and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with a similar Committee of the House of Representatives. Qivstion—put and passed.

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11. P rinting Committee.— Th · Minister for H orn1 and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That a Printing Committee be appointed, to consist of Senators Findley, J. B. Hayes, Grant, McHugh, Payne, Elliott, and Thompson, with power to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with a similar Committee of the House of Representatives. Question—put and passed.

12. R eferendum (Constitution Alteration) Bill.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Act 1906-1919. Question—put and passed. Bill presented, and on motion of Senator Pearce read a first time, and « second » « reading » made an Order of

the Day for the next day of sitting.

13. Aliens R egistration Act Suspension Bill.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to suspend the Operation of the Aliens Registration Act 1920. Question—put and passed. Bill presented, and on motion of Senator Pearce read a first time, and « second » « reading » made an Order

of the Day for the next day of sitting.

14. Northern Australia Bill.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That leave be granted to introduce a Bill for an Act to make further provision for the Development and Government of the Northern Territory of Australia and for other purposes. Qu ‘Stion—put and passed.

15. Commonwealth E lectoral Bill.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918-1924. Question—put and passed. Bill presented, and on motion of Senator Pearce read a first time, and « second » « reading » made an Order of

the Day for the next day of sitting.

16. Australian War Memorial Bill.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the Establishment of the Australian War Memorial and for other purposes. Question—put and passed.

17. P atents Bill.—The Minister for Markets and Migration (Senator Wilson), pursuant to notice, moved— That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Patents Act 1903-1921. Question—put and passed.

18. Australian Soldiers’ R epatriation Bill.—Senator Needham, in the absence and at the re quest of Senator Gardiner, pursuant to notice, moved—That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Soldiers’ Repatriation Act 1920-1922, to provide a pension for widows of members who served with the Forces. Question—put and passed.

19. Governor-General's Opening « Speech†» ”Address-in -R eply.—Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Question—That the following Address-in-Reply be agreed to :—

May it please your E xcellency— We, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia, in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign, and to thank Your Excellency for the « Speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament. Debate resumed.

At one o’clock p.m. the sitting of the Senate was suspended till two p.m.

Debate continued. Question—put and passed. Ordered—That the Address-in-Reply be presented to His Excellency the Governor-General by the President and such Senators as may desire to accompny him.

20. N orthern Territory R epresentation Bill.—Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Motion (by the Minister for Home and Territories, Senator Pearce), viz.:—That a message be sent to the House of Representatives requesting the House of Representatives to resume the consideration of a Bill intituled “A B ill for an Act to amend the Northern Territory Representation Act 1922 ” , which was transmitted to the House of Representatives for its concurrence during the last session of the Parliament, the proceedings on such Bill having been interrupted by the prorogation of the Parliament. Question—put and passed. '

21 Lands Acquisition Bill.— Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Motion (by the Minister for Home and Territories, Senator Pearce), viz. :—That a Message be sent to the House of Representatives requesting the House of Representatives to resume the consideration of a Bill intituled “ A Bill for an Act to amend the Lands Acquisition Act 1906-1916 ” , which was transm itted

to the House of Representatives for its concurrence during the last session of the Parliament, the proceedings on such Bill having been interrupted by the prorogation of the Parliament. Question—put and passed.

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22. Nationality Bill.—Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Motion (by the Minister for Home and Territories, Senator Pearce), viz.:—That a Message be sent to the House of Repre­ sentatives requesting the House of Representatives to resume the consideration of a Bill intituled “ A Bill for an Act to amend the Nationality Act 1920-1922 ” , which was transmitted to the House

of Representatives for its concurrence during the last session of the Parliament, the proceedings on such Bill having been interrupted by the prorogation of the Parliament. Question—put and passed.

23. One p .m. and H alf-past Six p .m. Suspension.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That, during the present Session, unless otherwise ordered, the sittings of the Senate, or of a Committee of the whole Senate, be suspended on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and on Fridays from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Debate ensued.

Senator Foil moved an amendment, v iz .:—leave out “ 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.” , and insert “ 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.” Debate continued. Amendment, by leave, withdrawn. Main Question—put and passed.

24. Adjournment on F ridays.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce), pursuant to notice, moved—That, during the present Session, unless otherwise ordered, a t half-past 3 o’clock p.m. on Fridays the President shall put the Question—That the Senate do

now adjourn, which Question shall not be open to d e b a te ; if the Senate be in Com­

mittee a t th a t hour, the Chairman shall in like manner put the Question—That he do

leave the Chair and report to the Senate ; and upon such report being made the President shall forthwith put the Question—That the Senate do now adjourn, which Question shall not be open to debate : Provided th at if the Senate, or the Committee, be in division at the time named, the President or the Chairman shall not put the Question referred to until the result of such division

has been declared ; and if the business under discussion shall not have been disposed of a t such adjournment it shall appear on the business-paper for the next sitting day. Question—put and passed.

25. N e x t M e e t in g of Se n a t e .—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce) moved—That the Senate, at its rising, adjourn till Wednesday, 24th June. Question—put and passed. ·

26. Adjournment.—The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce) moved—That the Senate do now adjourn. Debate ensued. Question—put and passed. The Senate adjourned a t seven minutes to three p.m. till Wednesday, 24th June, a t three p.m.

27. At t e n d a n c e .— Present all the Members except Senators Benny, Foster, Gardiner, Gibbs, Greene, Lynch, Milieu, and Russell (on leave).

F. U ’REN,

Acting Clerk of the Senate.

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