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Tuesday, 8 March 1904

Sir LANGDON BONYTHON asked the Postmaster -General, upon notice -

1.   Did the Minister receive in August last a petition from pastoralists and others in the Victoria River district of the Northern Territory praying for an inland mail service from the Katherine to the Victoria River district in the Northern Territory? 2.Is such an inland mail service recommended by the South Australian and Northern Territory postal authorities?

3.   What is the. intention of the Government in reference to the prayer of such petition ?

4.   Is it the intention of the Government to give the same facilities by means of an inland mail service to the Victoria River district as are extended to the McArthurRiver district in the Northern Territory?

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