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Wednesday, 10 June 1931

Senator BARNES (VICTORIA) (Vice-President of the Executive Council) - On the 7th May, Senator. Dunn asked the following questions, upon notice -

1.   How many male and female cadets were appointed to the staff of the Commonwealth Bank in the State of New South Wales for the years 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, and 1930?

2.   From what public schools or colleges were the majority of the cadets appointed in those years drawn in the State of New South Wales ?

3.   What were the residential areas or suburbs surrounding the city of Sydney from which the metropolitan cadets were drawn?

The following replies have been furnished by the Commonwealth Bank: -


2.   City and Metropolitan High Schools. - Ninety-five appointees drawn from 24 different schools; City and Metropolitan Domestic Science Schools - Nineteen . appointees drawn from twelve different schools; City and Metropolitan Colleges - Fifty-five appointees drawn from 22 different colleges; Country High Schools - Forty-nine appointees drawn from nineteen different schools; Country Colleges - Fifteen appointees drawn from six different colleges. Appointees educated in other States - Twenty.

3.   Of the 169 appointees drawn from schools in the metropolitan area, the maximum number drawn from any one suburb was thirteen, and in all 72 suburbs were represented.

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