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Thursday, 8 September 1949

Mr RANKIN (BENDIGO, VICTORIA) - Has the Minister for Defence seen a report in the current issue of Smith's Weekly -that the type of identity card issued to workers employed on the top-secret guided weapons testing range in South Australia could easily be faked, and that as a security measure it was a farce? In view of the importance of safeguarding secrets associated with the range, and having regard to disclosures that outsiders have had no difficulty in gaining access to the range for gambling activities, will the Minister immediately investigate the identity passes with a view to remedying the present position ?

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