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Wednesday, 25 October 1905

Senator KEATING (Tasmania) (Honorary Minister) . - There is no objection to the inclusion of the persons mentioned in Senator Stewart's amendment. As he has pointed out, there are many cases where persons have charge of post-offices who do not hold the status of postmaster or postmistress. They are, however, so connected with the Department permanently that they are readily available, and they must have intelligence or knowledge, or they would not occupy such positions.

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