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Thursday, 5 December 1935

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE - On the 29th November Senator Collett asked the following question, ' upon notice : -

Based on the number of enlistments in Australia of men and women for service overseas during the Great ' War, what is the total expenditure to 30th June last, per capita of such enlistments, from Commonwealth public funds on account of the settlement of soldiers on the land, and the operations of (a) the War Gratuity Act, ( b ) the War Service Homes Acts, (c) Repatriation Acts?

The Minister for Repatriation has supplied the following answer to the honorable senator's question : -

The total per capita expenditure from Commonwealth public funds, based on the number of enlistments for service overseas during the Great War (excluding interest on loan moneys used for the purpose) was as under: -


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