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Wednesday, 17 September 1958
Page: 1360


Mr KILLEN (Moreton) .- Mr. Speaker,I wish to raise a matter of some urgency and, I believe, of some interest to this Parliament and of great interest to the people of Australia. May I introduce it in this fashion: Some time ago in this House, I referred to a booklet written by Dr. John Burton, a former departmental head. The booklet is styled, as I indicated then, " The Light Glows Brighter", but it would now be better styled, "The Light Glows Redder". In that booklet, Dr. Burton made some pertinent observations about Labour policy. The points of view expressed by him were hailed by a number of people at the time as representing sound and respected Labour policy. May I refer the House now to one or two observations that Dr. Burton made in " The Light Glows Brighter". First, this-

The world situation demands Socialism of us, whether we like it or not. We cannot survive unless we effectively meet the growing competition of the socialist and planned economies. The responsibility is on Labor.







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