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Transcript 10438

Statement by the acting Prime Minister The Hon Peter Costello MP Thredbo

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Howard, John

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Release Date: 02/08/1997

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 10438

Acting Prime Minister Press Release Statement by the Acting Prime Minister, Hon. Peter Costello MP - Thredbo

It is thrilling news that a survivor has been rescued at Thredbo.

It is a wonderful survival against all the odds.

All Australians' hopes and prayers are for his recovery.

Our thanks go to the rescue teams for their untiring perseverance which has now been rewarded by this wonderful news.

As they continue we hope that their efforts will be successful.

Of course our hearts go out to the families of the victims that have not survived.

2 August 1997

Melbourne

 

Transcript 10438