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Tuesday, 21 August 1973
Page: 188

Mr Hunt asked the Minister for Northern Development, upon notice:

What action is proposed by the Government to establish a North Australian Development Organisation in co-operation with Western Australia and Queensland.

Dr Patterson - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

As set out in my statement to the Press on 12 June, 1973-a copy of which has been forwarded to the honourable memberthe Australian Government has decided to establish Federal/State organisation to speed up the development of northern Australia. The organisation will be called, the Northern Development Council.

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