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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—INTEREST RATES

The House was informed that Mr McMullan had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, "The further increase in interest rates and the probability of further interest rate increases to come, and the impact of these changes on Australian families already under financial pressure".

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—

Mr McMullan addressed the House.

Discussion ensued.

Discussion concluded.