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Friday, 16 March 1928

Senator GRAHAM (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Home and Territories, upon notice -

1.   How many new buses have been purchased recently by the Federal Capital Commission?

2.   Were tenders called for ?

3.   When were the buses put into commission ?

4.   What was the price paid for the chassis?

5.   Who are the agents for the buses?

6.   Have there been any breakages in connexion with the new buses; if so, what was the nature of such breakages, and how much has been spent on repairs?

7.   Is it a fact that these buses will not accommodate more than seventeen passengers each ?

8.   Is it not a fact that these buses are totally unsuitable for the work they are called upon to do?

Senator Sir WILLIAM GLASGOW - Inquiries are being made and the honorable senator will be advised as soon as possible.

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