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Wednesday, 16 August 1972
Page: 143

Senator CAVANAGH asked the Minister representing the Minister for Education and Science, upon notice:

Has Mr David R. Anderson, the Aboriginal representative for the Mallee Region on the Aboriginal Affairs Advisory Council, been accepted by the Professorial Board of the University of Melbourne for admission to the course for the Degree pf Bachelor of Laws; if so, (a) has Mr Anderson applied for a Commonwealth Study, Grant to undertake this course at the University of Melbourne, (b) has such a grant been approved, and (c) if the granthas not been approved what are the reasons for the approval being denied.

Senator WRIGHT The Minister for Education and Science has provided the following reply to the honourable senator's question:

It is correct that Mr Anderson was accepted by the University of Melbourne into a Law degree course.

(a)   Yes.

(b)   Yes.

(c)   Does not apply.

Since the offer of a Study Grant to Mr Anderson for the Law degree course, and his acceptance of it, he has been granted admission to the Bachelor of Arts course at Monash University. His Grant has been transferred to cover his studies in this course.

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