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Transcript 3621

TASMAN BRIDGE ADVISOR APPOINTED

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Whitlam, Gough

Period of Service: 05/12/1972 to 11/11/1975

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Release Date: 16/02/1975

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 3621

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PRIME MINISTER PRESS STATEMENT NO. 453# 4
16 February, 1975
TASMAN BRIDGE ADVISOR APPOINTED
The Prime Minister, Mr. Whitlam, announced in
Holart today that Sir Roland Wilson had accepted his
invitation to be his personal advisor on the T; sman
Bridge reconstruction. Sir Roland will advise the Prime
Minister on all matters aff& cting the Hobart Metropolitan
area in which Federal Departments are involved. The move
has the support of the Tasmanian Premier, Mr. Keece, and
Australian Government Ministers with responsib:; lities in
the area. Sir Roland Wilson is a former Secretary of the
Treasury, Chairman of the Commonwealth Banking Corporation,
and Chairman of Qantas.
Mr. Whitlam said:" Sir Roland is a Tasmanian who
became one of Australia's most experienced and esteemed
administrators."
CANBERRA, A. C. T.

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