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Wednesday, 20 September 1972
Page: 1735

Mr Whitlam asked the Minister for Shipping and Transport, upon notice:

On what date and by what means did the Bureau of Transport Economics become aware of the recommendations which Sir Henry Bland made about it in the report which be made on 7th January 1972 upon the existing system of land transport in Victoria (Hansard, 29th August 1972, page 761).

Mr Nixon - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

The report of the Board of Inquiry into the Victorian Land Transport system was tabled in the Victorian Legislative Assembly on 29th March 1972. A copy was obtained by the Bureau of Transport Economics the following day and at that time it was noted that the BTE was mentioned in one of the recommendations. So far the Victorian Government has not made an approach in connection with the particular recommendation

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