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Tuesday, 1 October 1974
Page: 1487


Senator MURPHY (Leader of the Government in the Senate) - I inform the Senate that the Prime Minister, Mr Whitlam, will be absent from Australia until 1 5 October on a visit to the United States of America, Canada and Fiji. During his absence the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Overseas Trade, Dr J. F. Cairns, will act as Prime Minister until he departs for overseas on 4 October. The Minister for Minerals and Energy, Mr Connor, will then be Acting Prime Minister during the remainder of Mr Whitlam 's absence.

I also inform the Senate that the Treasurer, Mr Crean, will be absent from Australia until 14 October to attend meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. During his absence the Minister for Social Security, Mr Hayden, is acting as Treasurer. I also inform the Senate that the Minister for Science, Mr Morrison, will be absent from Australia until 7 October to attend a meeting of the South Pacific Conference in Rarotonga. During his absence the Minister for the Environment and Conservation, Dr Cass, is acting as Minister for Science.







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