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Tuesday, 20 October 1903

In Committee(Consideration of Senate's amendments) :

Clause 2 -

It is hereby determined that the seat of government of the Commonwealth shall be at or near

Tumut, and the territory granted to or acquired by the Commonwealth within which the seat of government shall be should contain an area of not less than one thousand square miles, and shall extend to the River Murray and the River Murrumbidgee.

Provided that the site shall be within a distance of twenty -five miles from Tumut, and at an altitude of not less than fifteen hundred feet above the sea.

Senate's Amendments -

Leave out " Tumut" and insert "Bombala."

After " miles," line 6, leave out remainder of clause.

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