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PM 34/1961 - COMMONWEALTH CONTRIBUTION TO EMPIRE GAMES - STATEMETN BY THE PRIME MINISER, THE RT. HON. R G MENZIES

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Menzies, Robert

Period of Service: 19/12/1949 to 26/01/1966

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Release Date: 18/07/1961

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 346

P. Ii. r3 3~-j961
COMMONWEALTH CONTRIBUTION TO EMPIRE GAMES
Statement by thc! Prime Ministor, the Rt. Hon. R. G. Monzics
The Prie cMinisto-l', Mr. Menzies, has announced that
he has forwarded a cheque for Z100,000 to the Lord Mayor of
Perth, Sir Henry Howard, this being the Cofonwa-th
Govorn.-int's contribution towards the . xpensos of
conducting the British Empire and Corimonwealth Gcmos which
are to be held in Parth in November, 1962.
Mr. Mcnzios recalled that in l98 the Goverrmiont
had offered to roako this grant, prior to the selection of
Prth as the ve~ nue for the GanUIos.
C N3ESiRA
18th July, 1961.
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