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EMPIRE GAMES PROGRAMME RELEASED

SYDNEY. Wednesday.

The chairman of the British Empire Games Council ? (Aid. E. S. Marks') re leased today the full programme and conditions of entry for the Games which will be held in Sydney from Februax-y 5 to February 12, 1938, in association with the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Australia. The programme will be sent to Berlin for confirmation ctt the Empire Games conference in the first week in August during the . period of the Olvmnie Games.

Aid. Marks also announced that the State Government had nomi nated the Minister for Labor (Mr. Dunningham) as the Government representative on the organising committee, and Mr. A. II. Douglas, of the Treasury, as one of the hon orary organisers. The organising committee, in ad dition to Government representatives, will comprise Aid. Marks (chairman), Messrs. J. Taylor, H. R. Weir, F. G. Underwood, H. K. Maxwell and H G Alderson. It is anticipated that com petitors will be present from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, India, Bermuda, British Guiana, Trini dad, Hong Kong, Fiji, Jamaica, Rho desia, and Newfoundland. Events will include athletics, swim ming, cycling, boxing, wrestling, lawn tennis, bowling, and rowing.

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