Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Thursday, 9 December 1971
Page: 4640

Mr Calwell asked the Minister for the Interior, upon notice: fi) What is the latest estimated population of Canberra.

(2)   What is the total expenditure by. the Commonwealth of Australia on the foundation and development of Canberra to date.

Mr Hunt - The answer to (he honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   On 30th June 1971 the population of Canberra was estimated to be 141,575. '

(2)   From an examination of available records it has been broadly estimated that tuta! . ' capital expenditure by the Commonwealth . on the development of Canberra since 1901 has been of the order of $700m.

Suggest corrections