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Transcript 3623

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: 3623

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PRIME MINISTER PRESS STATEMENT NO. 453
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 Ti sman
Bridge reconstruction. Sir Roland will advise the Prime
Mirnister on all matters affecting the Hobart Metropolitan
area in which Federai Departments are involved. The move
has the support of the Tasmanian Premier, Mr. Reece, and
Australian Government Ministers with responsib: ilities 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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