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Thursday, 7 July 1949

Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER (Mr Clark (DARLING, NEW SOUTH WALES) - I have received from the honorable member for Wimmera (Mr. Turnbull) an intimation that he desires to move the adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a definite matter of urgent public importance, namely -

The necessity for a substantial increase in the allocation by the Commonwealth to the States of moneys from petrol tax for the construction and maintenance of roads, in view of (a) the increased importance of motor road transport because of decreased coal supplies, and (b) the necessity because of dollar restrictions to make the best use of the available motor vehicles and motor spirit.

Mr. TURNBULL(Wimmera) \11.W]. - I move -

That the House do now adjourn.

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