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Australian Produce (Import Reduction)

Volume 497: debated on Monday 10 March 1952

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asked the Minister of Food how he intends to replace the reductions in imports for butter, cheese, lamb, mutton and beef from Australia which were officially announced by the Australian Minister of Agriculture on 26th February.

I hope greater production at home and increased supplies from other overseas sources, especially New Zealand, will go some way to make good the Australian shortfall.