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Australian Aboriginal Artifacts

Volume 268: debated on Thursday 7 December 1995

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To ask the Prime Minister what representations Her Majesty's Government have received since 1980 for assistance from the Government of Australia or the state government of Western Australia or any of their agencies, in respect of the alleged removal, contrary to Australian law, of aboriginal artifacts from or through the Broome area of Western Australia; what action was subsequently taken in response to each request; and if he will make a statement. [4180]

As far as I am aware, none. Further examination of the government archives could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.