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Thursday, 8 July 1920

Mr HUGHES - The Commonwealth Government has already offered a reward of £10,000 for the discovery of oil in payable quantities. It is considered, however, that the question of granting assistance to prospectors for oil is one for consideration by the Governments of the States, but at the recent Conference of Premiers I intimated that the Commonwealth Government was prepared to cooperate with the States in the matter.

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