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Transcript 2454

NEW DEFENCE MINISTER - STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR WILLIAM MCMAHON

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McMahon, William

Period of Service: 10/03/1971 to 05/12/1972

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Release Date: 13/08/1971

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 2454

FOR PRESS: PM No. 79/ 1971
NEW DEFENCE MINISTER
Statement bythe Prime Minister, Mr. William McMahon
I have recommended to His Excellency, the Governor-
General that the Honourable David Fairbairn be sworn
in as the Minister for Defence.
His Excellency, the Governor-General, proposes
to hold the Swearing-in at 2. 30pm today, 13 August.
Mr. Fairbairn will, for the time being, continue
to hold also the portfolio of Education and Science.
CANBERRA 13 AUGUST 1971

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