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Thursday, 13 October 1927

Senator THOMPSON asked the Leader of the Government in the Senate. upon notice -

Was an offer received early in February last by the Federal Government from the Queensland Government to place 25,000 acres of land in Central Queensland at a nil rental, for any term desired, at the disposal of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, for the pur. pose particularly of investigating losses in sheep from wastage droughts, blowfly, and other causes. If so,w hat has been, or is being, done in the matter ?

Senator Sir WILLIAM GLASGOW - The following answer has been supplied : -

Such an offer was made by the Queensland Government and is receiving consideration.

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