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Computer links Brisbane, Lismore and Grafton



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FOR PRESS 229

C0M M{3TER La1I{S BRI$ E. LISA^RE AND GRAFTON

Statement by the Minister for Civil Aviation, Mr. R. W: Swartz

and

the New South Wales Minister for Transport, Mr. N. Morris.

A commuter air service linking Brisbane with Lismore and

Grafton will begin operating soon.

Nationwide Air Services Pty. Ltd. of Canberra, has been

given approval to operate regular services between the three centres.

This was announced today by the Minister for Civil Aviation,

Mr. R. W. Swartz, and the New South Wales Minister for Transport,

Mr. M. Norris.

The company would operate twice daily return services on

weekdays with a daily return service at weekends. Twin eng.ned Cessna

402 aircraft would be used.

CANBE M, 26th March, 1969.