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Transcript 713

MESSAGE FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN "SUNDAY MAIL" ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIFTH ALL AUSTRALIAN TIMBER CONGRESS TO BE HELD IN ADELAIDE APRIL 1-5 1963

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Menzies, Robert

Period of Service: 19/12/1949 to 26/01/1966

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Release Date: 26/03/1963

Release Type: Article

Transcript ID: 713

il3JA L -1 ' 014 ELMJA. IA W ID6 AJ AI
I an siell gted at being affordd the OP14rtunitr
to weme the 600 ip. tes to the Fifth AU Aistellan
Timber Conpwss. Espcially do I wlom the specilists
from Cana4eg Snlarndq the nIted Stat@) and SW Zealand.
With ouAr ownl Mixtrlian 4. l~ djt I an sure that the ans' 4a
dismusiona vili prove of benefit to our own young nation,
The a pn4. which I. have perused appears to
omitin such stImala. lg nattur and I oonp'stilate the
oonvenors of the Con~ ess ani their efforts to isprow the
grovingg mereata turing and maiketing of wood pr'oIdts in~
AustralUae jod, of ootraeg Is aecureli established Ini
manyr of its traditional. useu, Ibut In others It fase:
determined % opjetitioc from alternative vatoriaU. o I k-othat
the Con~ ress will. face tis challai.. squiarely ar the
theme it has adopted for Its diseassions, Ollew Ilorios
tot Timber' ia a " ost appropriate one,
The timber Industry in Australia plays a valtiabl~ e
part ini mat oobasy. a4 the latest figas available to
mg~ the wholesale w~ l-w of wood produae, s anuaactUrd In
Australia in 196"-1 wa~ s ,203 million, haport of wod
prodtt, howvwr, omat an additional M9 million from owr
rOaOUrss Of tawigi ehsu.. w
The Fift All Australian '. Imber Congress has a
big task ahead of it and I wish I' m" ri success on this
P'RIML H. L1LM--OF 3W-ThA. A* A
26th Marsh, 1963.

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