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, 28 October 1970


Mr Armitage asked the PostmasterGeneral, upon notice:

(1)   How many applications were lodged for telephone services in each State during the vear 1969-70.

(2)   How many long-term deferred applications for telephones were there in each State as al 30 June 1970.


Mr Hulme (PETRIE, QUEENSLAND) (Postmaster-General) - -The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   Demand in each State for telephone services involving the provision of new lines or equipment in 1969-70 after allowing for withdrawn applications which numbered 37,707 was as follows:

 

In addition, throughout the Commonwealth, 172,566 applications were received for services utilising lines and equipment already in place as follows:

 

(2)   Deferred applications (those on which service could not be offered pending major extensions of cable and/or exchange equipment) at 30 June 1970, were:

 







Suggest corrections