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Labour Conference.

Desired Reforms.

United Presß Association—Per Eleotrio Telegraph-—Copyright Received July 13, 9.40 a.m. Melbourne, July 13

The Labour Conference adopted as the planks of its fighting platform, the maintenance of a " White Australia," the nationalisation of monopolies, old age pensions, tariff referendum, progressive tax on unimproved land values, restriction of public borrowing, navigation laws, a citizen defence force, and Arbitration Act Amendment, and resolutions were also passed in favonr of the nationalisation instead of a bonus on the iron industry. A protest was entered against the importation of opium, except for medicinal purposes. Perth, July 13

The State Labour Conference adopted resolutions in favour of the abolition of the TJpiiar House and State Governors, also a tax on unimproved land values.

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Labour Conference., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 6620, 13 July 1905

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Labour Conference. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 6620, 13 July 1905

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