Guncotton Factory

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Prime Minister Menzie’s 1940 announcement of the plans to build a gun cotton plant in Ballarat were considered so significant that they were reported in local newspapers across the nation – like the Launceston newspaper ''Examiner''’s front page coverage.
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In 1947 an announcement was expected concerning the legal negotiations regarding the sale of the Federal Gun-cotton Factory to the paper makers [[Thomas Owen and Co. Ltd]].
 
In 1947 an announcement was expected concerning the legal negotiations regarding the sale of the Federal Gun-cotton Factory to the paper makers [[Thomas Owen and Co. Ltd]].
  
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''Reference'': The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) Tuesday 26 August 1947 p 19
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'''References'''
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''The Argus'' (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) Tuesday 26 August 1947 p 19
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''Examiner'' (Launceston, Tas. : 1900-1954) Friday 30 August 1940 p 1
  
 
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Revision as of 05:23, 23 November 2011

Prime Minister Menzie’s 1940 announcement of the plans to build a gun cotton plant in Ballarat were considered so significant that they were reported in local newspapers across the nation – like the Launceston newspaper Examiner’s front page coverage.

In 1947 an announcement was expected concerning the legal negotiations regarding the sale of the Federal Gun-cotton Factory to the paper makers Thomas Owen and Co. Ltd.

--Jakeybrooks 10:31, 23 November 2011 (EST)



References

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) Tuesday 26 August 1947 p 19

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900-1954) Friday 30 August 1940 p 1


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