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Tuesday, 21 March 1972
Page: 708

Senator KEEFFE asked the Minister representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs, on notice:

When considering Senator Turnbull's request for increased status and prestige for Senators and Members on overseas visits, will the Minister take into account Senator Turnbull's desire that the Aboriginal Embassy' be removed. If so, will the Minister request Senator Turnbull to reconcile these attitudes.

Senator WRIGHT - The Minister for Foreign Affairs has furnished the following reply:

The question of the removal, or otherwise, of the 'Aboriginal Embassy' is not under the administration of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Senator Turnbull'sattitude to this and other matters, such as his status when overseas, are, in the main matters of his personal opinion.

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