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Wednesday, 17 October 1973
Page: 2246

Mr SPEAKER - I have received a letter from the honourable member for Gwydir (Mr Hunt) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The apparent undermining by the Council for Aboriginal Affairs of the principle of Ministerial responsibility to the Parliament for the functions of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and the Government's administration of Aboriginal Advancement.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places. (More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places) -

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