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Transcript 1361

FOR PRESS: PRE-BUDGET DISCUSSIONS STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD HOLT

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Holt, Harold

Period of Service: 26/01/1966 to 19/12/1967

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Release Date: 18/07/1966

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 1361

FOR 9RESS 65/ 1966
PRE-BUDGET DISCUSSIONS
Statement by thle -Prime Minaister,
Mr Harold Holt
Members of -the Economic Committee of Cabinet had discussions
today with a group of national organisations representing industry
and commerce, and had separate meetings with representatives of
the Manufacturing Industries Advisory Council and the Export
Development Council. The national organisations which participated
in the discussions were the Associated Chambers of Commerce of
Australia, Associated Chambers of Manufactures of Australia,
National Farmers' Union of Australia, Australian Primary Producers'
Union, Australian W( ool Growers' and Graziers' Council, Australian
Wool and Meat Producers' Federation, Australian Bankers'
Association, Master Builders' Federation of Australia, Federal
Chamber of Automotive Industries and the Australian Council of
Retailers. The Prime Minister said that these talks allowed Ministers
to get the up-to-date views of those directly engaged in comaerce
and industry. The present discussions had been particularly
timely as Cabinet would be having discussions during the remainder
of the week on Budget matters, preparatory to the Budget's
presentation in Parliament on August 16th. The Government would
be greatly assisted in its discussions by the viewus and information
presented today.
CANBERRA 18th July, 1966:

Transcript 1361