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Wednesday, 21 July 1915

Senator PEARCE - The answers are -

1.   None of the censors in Queensland are employed solely as press censor, but all the censor's staff are available for and perform press censorship in addition to their other duties as required. The names of the censors at presentemployed in Queensland are as follow: -

Captain H. C. Coxon, censor.

MajorW. G. Allsop, senior assistant censor.

Lieut. C. V. Rees, senior assistant censor.

Captain H. L. Dixon, assistant censor. Major F. O'Mahony, assistant censor.

Lieut. W. S. Jones, assistant censor. Lieut. C. K. E. Woods,

*Lieut. Cumbrae-Stewart,

*Assistant censors, employed part time only and paid accordingly.)

*Licut. N.E. P. Draper, assistant censor.

Mr. J.Warren White, assistant censor.

Mr. J.Botten (Thursday Island), assistant censor.

2.   Censor in charge of State, £550 per annum ; senior assistant censor, £500 per annum; assistant censor, £400 per annum.

Note. - Assistant censors are not all fully employed.

3.   Censors appointed at the outbreak of the war were for the most part military officers who wore detailed for this duty by State Commandants. Subsequent appointments have been made from persons selected by State Commandants in consultation with head-quarters, and their appointments, like other military appointments, are notified in Military Orders.

4.   No.

5.   No.

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