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Wednesday, 13 December 1911

Senator PEARCE (for Senator Findley) - The answers to the honorable senator's questions are- 1 and 2. Approval has been given to the establishment of a Wireless Telegraphy Station at Thursday Island or Cooktown to communicate with Port Moresby, and action has been taken for the preparation of the necessary material and apparatus. It isproposed later on to establish a station at Brisbane.

Senator ALBERT GOULD (NEW SOUTH WALES) -Colonel SirAlbert Gould. - Australia will take rank as being the last place in the world to have wireless telegraphy.

Senator PEARCE - Thanks to the blunders of the late Government.

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