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Tuesday, 9 September 1958
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Mr Bryant t asked the Prime Minister, upon notice -

1.   Are members of the Public Service permitted time off duty to act as blood donors?

2.   What is the official attitude to this form of public service?

Mr Menzies - The answer to the honorable member's questions is as follows: - 1 and 2. Public Service Board General Orders provide for leave with pay and without deduction from sick leave credits to officers volunteering for a blood transfusion, including blood donations to the Australian Red Cross Blood Bank.

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