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Thursday, 31 July 1930

Senator CHAPMAN (South Australia) . - I also intended to direct attention to this matter. I, too, have received a number of telegrams from different parts of the State of South Australia, including the following: -

Have wired Prime Minister following: - "At largely attended meetings members of Hardware Trade Association, South Australian Warehousemens Association, Wholesale Grocers Association, Electrical Importers and Suppliers Association, and Motor Accessories Association, strongly urge and request that the date and operation of sales tax be postponed until 1st September as no information whatever available in this State in regard to incidence of tax, and that officer be deputed in Adelaide to explain the bill to merchants.

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