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The committee considered plans for the introduction of a new container system of handling cargo for Australia's export and import trade. Matters investigated included the adequacy of existing facilities, future requirements, constitutional and legal aspects and administrative arrangements for cargo handling such as customs, quarantine and produce inspection procedures.


Magnus Cameron Cormack


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Committee timeline – Select Committee on the Container Method of Handling Cargoes


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ReportParliamentary paper number 46/1968
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