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Tuesday, 9 September 1958
Page: 982


The CHAIRMAN (Mr Adermann

Order! The honorable member is really debating a matter that comes under Capital Works and Services, which will be debated later; it is not included in this proposed vote.


Mr FORBES - In general, shall we say, this matter of the standardization of railway gauges comes within the jurisdiction of the Department of Shipping and Transport. It is in respect of that part of the work of this department that I am speaking to-night. I said that it had been an integral part of the work of the standardization programme. So, Mr. Chairman, the suggestion that this Government departed from the spirit and intention of an agreement that was negotiated between-







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