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Thursday, 7 December 1905

Debate resumed from 23rd November {vide page 5641), on motion by Senator Higgs.

1.   That in the interests of the Commonwealth the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company should not be granted the right to open offices in Victoria or Queensland.

2.   That any rights temporarily granted to the said company should be withdrawn after three months' notice cancelling the said rights.

3.   That the Government should do everything in its power to make the state-owned Pacific Cable a financial success, and an up-to-date business enterprise.

4.   That the Parliament should provide that the State of South Austrafia should not suffer any loss by reason of the Federal Executive giving effect to the foregoing resolutions -

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