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Wednesday, 29 September 1971
Page: 1717

Mr Barnard asked the Minister for Ship ping and Transport, upon notice:

What sites in Australia for an Omega navigation transmitting station have been inspected by United States survey teams.

Mr Nixon - The answer to the honour able member's question is as follows:

In the course of a preliminary study in 1968

UnitedStatesexperts assistedbyAustralian Departmental officers inspected 2 sites. One of these was on the Nattai River, New South Wales; the other on the Forth River, Tasmania. These are the only potential sites inspected by United States representatives, but they by no means limit the possibilities which will be examined before a final decision is reached.

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