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Friday, 2 July 1920

Mr RILEY (SOUTH SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister for Trade and Customs, upon notice -

1.   Whether he will inform the House what reasons he has for preventing the importation of New Zealand potatoes into Australia, seeing the great shortage of potatoes in the Commonwealth, and the high prices that are being charged to the consumers owing to the shortage at the present moment?

2.   Has he received any communication from New Zealand in respect of this matter?

3.   If so, what is the nature of the communication ?

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