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Transcript 4734

STATEMENT BY THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER - VICTORIAL FLOODS - 14 JUNE 1978

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Fraser, Malcolm

Period of Service: 11/11/1975 to 11/03/1983

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Release Date: 14/06/1978

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 4734

FOR PRESS '. 14 JUNE 1978
Statement by the Acting Prime Minister
VICTORIAN FLOODS
The Acting Prime Minister said that he had today telexed the
Premier of Victoria expressing the Commonwealth Government's
regret at the renewed flooding in the East Gippsland area of
Victoria. " Our sympathies go out to those people who, recovering from the
recent flood damage in north-eastern Victoria, have now to
face a renewed threat to thier homes and property", said
Mr Anthony.
" The Commonwealth", continued the Acting Prime Minister, " stands
ready, as always, to assist the Government of Victoria financially
under the natural disaster assistance arrangements agreed between
the Commonwealth and the States."

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