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Wednesday, 9 June 1915


Mr FLEMING asked the Assistant Minister, representing the Minister of Defence, upon notice -

1.   Is there anything in the statement appearing in a letter in the Argus of Friday, 4th June, that the death rate at Broadmeadows Camp is considerably greater than the average death rate of the Commonwealth?

2.   If so, will he take immediate steps to rectify such an unsatisfactory state of affairs?


Mr JENSEN - The answers to the honorable member's questions are -

1.   The death rate at Broadmeadows appears to be slightly above the average for the Commonwealth.

2.   This matter has been receiving the Minister's special consideration to insure that every care is taken to give the best possible attention to sick men.







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