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Friday, 4 October 1912


Senator McGREGOR (South Australia) (Vice-President of the Executive Council) . - I have already stated clearly that, under the terms of this Bill, a person born of European parents in Asia would not be an Asiatic. " Asiatic" is a racial term; it is a term which is understood very well.

There must be preponderating Asiatic blood-


Senator St Ledger - What do you mean by that expression?


Senator McGREGOR - They must be aboriginal natives of Asia, and not civilize natives of Europe.







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