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Wednesday, 29 September 1971
Page: 1715

Mr Uren asked the Minister for Housing, upon notice:

(1)   How many applicants were there in each State for grants under the Homes Savings Grant Act in 1969-70 and 1970-71.

(2)   How many applications were rejected in each State due to the land and dwelling exceeding the maximum cost provided for under the Act.

Mr Kevin Cairns (LILLEY, QUEENSLAND) - The answers to the honourable member's question are as follows:

(1)   The numbers of applications for Home Savings Grants received in each State and in the Australian Capital Territory in each of the financial years 1969-70 and 1970-71 were:


(2)   The numbers of applications rejected in those years because the value of the dwellinghouse (including land) exceeded the statutory limit were:


Australian Capital Territory: Flying of Flags (Question No. 4116)

Mr Morrison asked the Minister for the

Interior, upon notice:

(1)   Does any Australian Capital Territory Ordinance regulate the flying of flags so as to require that all flags on display in public places should be in sound condition and not tattered and torn.

(2)   If so, will he bring the regulation to the attention of the Federal Secretariat of the Australian Country Party which is situated in a prominent position on National Circuit.

Mr Hunt - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

There is no" legislation governing the matter n question. However I understand that a booklet has been issued by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet which sets out the procedures to be followed in the flying of flags.

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