november memories / 15


15th November, 1949 : The Labor Government has been accused of having a Communist policy in the run-up to the Federal election. The Country Party leader, Mr Fadden, says the Government has contributed to the rise of Communism in Australia through its attempt to nationalise banks. He said it was in Labor charter to socialise industry by socialising the means of production, distribution and exchange.. Mr Fadden also attacked the Government for making educational grants to Communist Asian students, saying it was part of a well thought-out scheme of Australian socialisation.

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