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"WHAT IS THE SIZE OF
MORE CENSUS QUESTIONS
Melbourne. August l8.
I Instead of efforts be'.ng made to secure
the «leletion of the inquisitorial questions ¡ which have been included in the census | pajiers, certain public bod'es seem deter ! mined to overload the already excessive
: list. To-day a ridiculous projtosal «b t-uti I mitted to the Minister- by the A.N.A. to
add the following census quest onR to the I list already published:-"1. What rate of wages or salary did you receive for the last 12 months? 2". How many day's work did you lose, no matter from what cause, for which you did not receive payment? 3. Do your wife and children contribute to the up-kcep of the household, and if so, how much? 4. How much rent do you pay? 6. j Is there a -bathroom in your house ? 6.
What is the sire of your yard?"
Mr. O'Malley, in reply, said he "would careful!v weigh the whole matter. The de- partment, desired to obtain information with a view to disclosing Australia's eco- nomic position.