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Wednesday, 6 August 1930

Senator GUTHRIE (Victoria) . - I am almost sorry that I brought forward my amendment, since it has drawn from the the Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Daly) a most regrettable comparison. The honorable senator compared members of aero clubs with those of betting clubs.

Senator Daly - I did not.

Senator GUTHRIE - Well, ' with members of bicycle and similar clubs. The honorable senator might just as well have compared them with members of spinning top clubs. Our embryo aviators take tremendous risks when learning to fly, and they have to supply most of the money to enable them to gain proficiency in the art. Unfortunately, quite a number make the supreme sacrifice.

Senator Dunn - A great number engage in aviation for sport.

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