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Friday, 11 June 1915

Mr BRENNAN (BATMAN, VICTORIA) - In view of the widespread misery and loss occasioned by the present disastrous war, will the Prime Minister, as the leader of an enlightened Democracy favorable to. the settlement of international disputes by conciliation and arbitration, consider the advisability of taking appropriate steps, through the Imperial Government or otherwise, to ascertain what ends the belligerent nations are seeking to attain, and on what terms they are prepared to conclude peace, so that united action of the Commonwealth towards that object may be taken ?

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