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Wednesday, 24 August 1960

Dr Donald Cameron (OXLEY, QUEENSLAND) - It is true that the rate of Commonwealth hospital contribution is still 8s. a day, but the States now benefit by the payment of additional hospital benefits which, the honorable member will be glad to know, last year made a total of about £15,000,000. It is not true that the States were recently promised a review of the rate of Commonwealth contribution.

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