Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Wednesday, 24 August 1960


Mr DAVIDSON - Do I understand that the honorable member refers to a subject that he has discussed with me previously, namely, the establishment of a station to provide an alternative Australian Broadcasting Commission programme?


Mr Fulton - That is right.


Mr DAVIDSON - I have explained the position to the honorable member previously, and it has not altered since. At present, to use the honorable member's own term, the provision of such a service is not economically possible. We have set about improving services in the northern areas of Queensland by building up the power of stations at places like Townsville, and I think that as a result reception is ever so much better, particularly out in the west. I can offer no immediate prospect of providing the station for which the honorable member has asked. However, I assure him that we keep the matter constantly under review and that we shall deal with it as soon as we can.







Suggest corrections