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  2. 40 Hours—Compensation—Tourists

    FIRST measure to be introduced in the State Parliamentary session to open on August 6 will probably be the 40-hour week legislation. Political opinion still is that the shorter week will not come into ...

    Article : 586 words
  3. PETROL EXPLOSION INQUIRY

    THE City Council had rejected, six months ago, an application by the Shell Co. of Australia Ltd., for permission to store petrol in a tank involved in the Newstead explosions on June 25, the ...

    Article : 650 words
  4. Chifley Out In West

    MRS. E. A. HUGHES, a member of the Longreach Shire Council, meeting the Prime Minister (Mr. Chifley) at the welcome given to him at Longreach on Tuesday night by the Australian Labour Party. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 105 words
  5. PEOPLE HERE MARRY YOUNG

    AUSTRALIANS marry at a younger age than Englishmen, Scotsmen or Italians, according to ...

    Article : 305 words
  6. Tighten Up In Meat Rations

    MEAT rationing is to be rigidly enforced from next Monday by official insistence that retailers ...

    Article : 238 words
  7. IT'S A WAY THEY HAVE

    IT'S a cold reward, but it's tradition. Members of the Physio II crew throwing their cox, N. Parker, into the river yesterday afternoon after their win in the women's fours event at the University regatta. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 72 words
  8. FACE £lm. LOSS ON SORGHUM

    TOOWOOMBA, Wednesday. Grain sorghum on the Downs worth more than £1 million could not be sold ...

    Article : 270 words
  9. BIG COAL PLAN EXPECTED AT BLAIR ATHOL

    ANNOUNCEMENT of a plan for an English company to produce coal at Blair Athol field on a huge scale can be expected at an early date. ...

    Article : 306 words
  10. NEXT SOCIAL SECURITY

    MACKAY, Wednesday.—Next big move in the Commonwealth Government's social security plans is likely to be a national superannuation scheme. ...

    Article : 151 words
  11. APPEAL BY DR. LANGAN

    Dr. Alfred Lang an, of Cairns, lodged notice of appeal in the Supreme Court yesterday against Mr. Justice Stanley's judgment, given on ...

    Article : 170 words
  12. Coal Offer "To S.A. Premier"

    Unlimited quantities of Blair Athol coal had been offered for sole to the South Australian Premier (Mr. Playford) the O.P.P. member ...

    Article : 446 words
  13. Wife Tells Of Losses

    MARYBOROUGH, Wednesday.—At the conclusion of addresses by counsel in the Gum mow case in the Circuit Court to-day Mr. Justice ...

    Article : 254 words
  14. Boy, 5, Kicks Sister's Assailant

    BUNDABERG, Wednesday.—How a boy not quite five years of age saved his younger sister from a brutal assault by kicking her ...

    Article : 189 words
  15. 40-HOUR PRESSURE

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—Direct action for a 40-hour week "for all workers throughout Australia" unless it is granted by other ...

    Article : 195 words
  16. NEW PACIFIC AIR ROUTE CONTROL

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—The chairman of the British Commonwealth Pacific Air Lines (Mr. A. W. Coles) announced to-day ...

    Article : 94 words
  17. "Petrol Ration For Year Yet"

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—Pet-rol rationing on the present scale was likely to remain for at least another 12 months, the newly ...

    Article : 135 words
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  19. "WOOL VALUES SHOULD HOLD"

    Payable prices for wool for at least another five years were forecast yesterday by the Australian Wool Boards Queensland member ...

    Article : 98 words
  20. MORE COLD NIGHTS

    Another sequence of trusty nights in the central and southern divisions is predicted by the Divisional Meteorologist ...

    Article : 42 words
  21. ARMY DISPOSALS TO "SPEED UP"

    Surplus army ordnance stores, equipment, and huts and buildings suitable for temporary housing would be disposed of at quickly as ...

    Article : 87 words
  22. BROTHER BANKRUPTS GRANTED DISCHARGE

    TWO ex-servicemen brothers who had paid only 4¼d. in the £1 on a partnership bankruptcy, and nothing on their individual bankruptcies, were granted certificates of discharge by Mr. Justice E. A. Douglas in ...

    Article : 456 words
  23. Advertising

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    Advertising : 53 words
  24. TALKS ON RELIEF FOR DAIRYMEN

    The question of drought relief and subsidy rates to dairymen is now the subject of discussions between the Prime Minister (Mr. ...

    Article : 58 words
  25. OAKLEIGH WILL BE NAMED DORRINGTON

    The Brisbane suburb of Oakleigh, named officially only five years ago, is to be re-named Dorrington. The Oakleigh and District ...

    Article : 89 words
  26. 'OVERTIME NEEDED TO BUILD ENGINES'

    To increase the output or locomotives, working of overtime would be necessary, said the Railways Commissioner (Mr. Wills) ...

    Article : 97 words
  27. IN LONGREACH THEY SAY.

    LONGREACH, Wednesday.—Longreach goats are threatening to split the town into a pro and anti-goat class war. Those against the goats list these offences:— ...

    Article : 296 words
  28. NEW AIR SERVICES

    Two additional services for North Queensland have been Inaugurated by Australian, Nation Airways as from July 21. ...

    Article : 69 words
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