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Thursday, 16 April 1931


Senator GREENE (NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Home Affairs, upon notice -

1.   Is it a fact that the rates of pay prescribed under the Northern Australia regulations for aboriginal drovers exceed those paid to white drovers iu Queensland?

2.   Is it a fact that those rates are a most serious embarrassment to settlers in Northern Australia owing to the very low price of cattle ?

3.   Will the Minister at once review the matter with a view to restoring the position as it existed prior to the gazettal of the new regulations ?







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