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-4 4VMM- Hon Gareth Evans QC MP Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Treasurer 25 August 1998


The ALP's Tax Policy will be released this Thursday at a Media Conference commencing at 2.30pm in Conference Room 2R1, Parliament House, Canberra.

Arrangements for distribution of the Tax Policy and the provision of briefings are as follows:

Thursday 27 August 1998:

12.00 noon Media and interest groups to collect copies of Policy from Conference Room 1 R2.. ID must be shown.

There is NO lock-up. However, the Policy will be strictly embargoed until 2.30pm.

12.00 noon Informal briefing. Opposition Shadow Ministers and staff will be — 1.00 pm available to respond informally to questions by the media.

1R1 Media 1R3 Business and industry group representatives 1R4 Social. welfare, church and community group representatives. **NO TV CAMERAS, STILL PHOTOGRAPHY OR AUDIOTAPING"

1.00pm Formal briefing. Shadow Treasurer, Gareth Evans will brief 'media bn the Tax Policy in 1R1, and follow this with shorter briefings to other groups in 1R3 and 1R4.

Shadow Ministers Simon Crean, Jenny Macklin, Bob McMullan and Michael Lee will complement the formal briefings in rotation between the three conference rooms. "NO TV CAMERAS, STILL PHOTOGRAPHY OR AUDIOTAPING"

2.30pm MEDIA CONFERENCE Conference Room 2R1 Kim Beazley. Gareth Evans. Jenny Macklin, Simon Crean

Further information: Margot Marshall, 02 6277 4045 For information on electronic, e-mail and interne distribution, please contact Justin Di Lollo on 02 6277 4022. The Tax Policy can be accessed following the media conference at COMMONWEALTH