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PR E S S MINISTER FOR

ST A 0 E M E N 7 PRIMARY I NDUSTRY

DEATH OF EGG INDUSTRY LEADER

The Minister for Primary Industry, Mr. Anthony, today

expressed regret at the death of Mr. W.R. Whiting, the general manager of the Australian Egg Board, and States Co—ordinator of the Council of Egg Marketing Authorities of

Australia.

(Mr. Whiting died in Sydney on Friday.)

Mr. Whiting's ,service to the egg industry extended over 36 years,-Mr. Anthony said.

"During that time, first in N.S.T. and later on the Australian. scene, Mr. Whiting helped steer the egg industry

through many crises," he said.

"Mr. Whiting's long experience and outstanding ability in egg industry affairs culminated in his appointment to the

two top executive positions of the industry, which he occupied

over the past few years."

CANBERRA 7th September, 1970

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