COMPULSORY TRAINING SYSTEM
PROPOSED ABOLITION; 7 DEFEATED.
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(Received February 10, 10.20 a.m.) SYDNEY, February 10.
A determined effort was made by a section of the Labour ,Conference to have compulsory training entirely abolished. , -
Mr J. 0. Watson, however, threw weighty influence on behalf of the compulsory basis of the Defence Act, "resulting in a large majority supporting the present system. In view of the number of serious allegations that abuses have crept into the administration of the Act, the Conference decided fto demand a Royal Commission of inquiry.
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LABOUR CONFERENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914
LABOUR CONFERENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914
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