Agency VA 4882
Select Committee on Railways
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Date Range: 1857 - 1857
 
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This Committee was established 8 October 1857 to consider the Railways Loan Bill, with the power to take evidence, to examine witnesses and to Report to the House. The Main Trunk Railway Bill and Railway Construction Bill were subsequently also referred to the Committee.

The Report of the Committee was tabled in the Legislative Council on 27 October 1857. The Committee unanimously recommended that the "main trunk lines of railway should be constructed as soon as possible" and that "these works should be undertaken by the Government".
 
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1857 - 1857 Committee Records VPRS 16399 North Melbourne Restricted
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1857 - 1857 Legislative Council VA 471
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1857 - 1857 Parliament VRG 20