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Transcript 4988

'CYCLONE HAZEL' - WESTERN AUSTRALIA STORM DAMAGE

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Fraser, Malcolm

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

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Release Date: 14/03/1979

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 4988

P-RINVIE AUSRAINUT(
FOR PRESS 14 March 1979
" CYCLONE HAZEL"
-WESTERN AUSTRALIA STORM DAMAGE
The Prime Minister has telexed the Premier offering all possible
Commonwealth assistance to the people of Western Australia
affected by storm damage arising from Cyclone " Hazel".
" I learned with concern of the damage and flooding
inflicted on the north-west of the State, particularly
at Carnarvon and Geraldton", Mr Fraser said.
" The joint financial arrangements to support disaster
relief will, of course, apply automatically for a wide
range of agreed measures"
The Prime Minister also said that-he had asked the Premier to
keep him informed.

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