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Question
No.
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Question
Subject Date
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of Reply
Hansard
Page No.
of Reply
Elapsed
Time
(days)

13

B. Brown

16/11/2004

Foreign Affairs—Mr David Hicks and Mr Mamdouh Habib

05/01/2005

08/02/2005

173

50

127

Faulkner

19/11/2004

Administration—Advertising campaigns

21/02/2005

07/03/2005

169

94

175

Stott Despoja

09/12/2004

Science and Technology—Human embryo experimentation—

04/03/2005

08/03/2005

136

85

 

 

 

Proposal by Belgium

 

 

 

 

295

O’Brien

23/12/2004

Administration—Ethanol—Trafigura Fuels Australia Pty Ltd

20/04/2005

10/05/2005

245

118

298

O’Brien

23/12/2004

Administration—Ethanol—Trafigura Fuels Australia Pty Ltd

05/07/2007

07/08/2007

136

924

333

B. Brown

03/02/2005

Foreign Affairs—Thailand—Burmese migrant workers

17/03/2005

17/03/2005

145

42

433

B. Brown

10/03/2005

Foreign Affairs—Kazakhstan—Noorpolat Abdulla

20/04/2005

10/05/2005

286

41

439

Mason

10/03/2005

Administration—Sick leave entitlements—Government

21/04/2005

10/05/2005

289

42

 

 

 

departments

 

 

 

 

465

B. Brown

16/03/2005

Foreign Affairs—Australian aid

15/04/2005

10/05/2005

296

30

466

B. Brown

16/03/2005

Foreign Affairs—Aid program—Stationary energy and fossil fuel

15/04/2005

10/05/2005

297

30

 

 

 

technology

 

 

 

 

484

Allison

30/03/2005

Foreign Affairs—AusAid scholarships—Overseas students

15/04/2005

10/05/2005

303

16

 

 

 

studying in Australia

 

 

 

 

519

Ludwig

11/04/2005

Law and Justice—Fraud—Forged documents

26/05/2005

14/06/2005

200

45

545

Allison

19/04/2005

Foreign Affairs—South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty

12/05/2005

14/06/2005

210

23

549

Allison

19/04/2005

Foreign Affairs—Iraq

16/05/2005

14/06/2005

212

27

578

Allison

03/05/2005

Foreign Affairs—Review of the Nuclear Non-proliferation

26/05/2005

14/06/2005

216

23

 

 

 

Treaty—Public consultation

 

 

 

 

590

Evans

04/05/2005

Administration—Consultants—Surveys of community attitudes

 

 

 

894

 

 

 

to departmental programs

 

 

 

 

652

Evans

04/05/2005

Administration—Salaries—APS level 1 to 6 officers and

18/12/2006

06/02/2007

154

593

 

 

 

equivalent staff employed

 

 

 

 

683

Evans

04/05/2005

Administration—Overseas travel and air charters

21/02/2006

27/02/2006

146

293

715

Evans

04/05/2005

Administration—Overseas travel and air charters

11/08/2005

11/08/2005

163

99

746

Evans

04/05/2005

Administration—Advertising campaigns

28/03/2006

29/03/2006

189

328

838

Evans

04/05/2005

Administration—Customer service—Telephone lines

07/10/2005

10/10/2005

141

156

873

Evans

06/05/2005

Administration—Travel—Private or commercially-sponsored

01/11/2005

03/11/2005

103

179

 

 

 

 

Supplementary answer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/03/2007

20/03/2007

152

 

903

B. Brown

10/05/2005

Foreign Affairs—Fiji—Mr McCoskar and Mr Nandan

02/06/2005

14/06/2005

250

23

933

B. Brown

02/06/2005

Foreign Affairs—Rwanda—Killing of genocide survivors

12/07/2005

09/08/2005

166

40

963

O’Brien

14/06/2005

Administration—Ministerial visit—Launceston, Tasmania

07/07/2005

09/08/2005

171

23

972

Allison

21/06/2005

Finance—World Bank—Microfinance strategies

10/08/2005

11/08/2005

164

50

976

B. Brown

23/06/2005

Foreign Affairs—Indonesia—Mr Phillep Karma and

18/07/2005

09/08/2005

174

25

 

 

 

Mr Yusak Pakage

 

 

 

 

987

O’Brien

24/06/2005

Administration—Grants or other payments to business

11/08/2005

11/08/2005

165

48

 

 

 

organisations and/or associations

 

 

 

 

1018

Allison

07/07/2005

Foreign Affairs—United States of America—Bureau of

11/08/2005

11/08/2005

165

35

 

 

 

Reconstruction and Stabilization

 

 

 

 

1019

Allison

07/07/2005

Foreign Affairs—United States of America—Bureau of

11/08/2005

11/08/2005

165

35

 

 

 

Reconstruction and Stabilization

 

 

 

 

1063

B. Brown

08/08/2005

Foreign Affairs—China—Falun Gong

05/09/2005

06/09/2005

102

28

1113

Allison

29/08/2005

Environment—Wind energy industry

29/09/2005

06/10/2005

168

31

1294

Nettle

06/10/2005

Foreign Affairs—Australians detained in Iraq

02/11/2005

07/11/2005

245

27

1336

Nettle

24/10/2005

Foreign Affairs—Mr Ahmed Jamal

04/11/2005

08/11/2005

157

11

1341

B. Brown

03/11/2005

Foreign Affairs—Solomon Islands—Appointment of magistrates

01/12/2005

01/12/2005

206

28

1346

B. Brown

03/11/2005

Foreign Affairs—Laos—The Hmong people

01/12/2005

01/12/2005

207

28

1352

B. Brown

07/11/2005

Law and Justice—Australian Secret Intelligence Service

01/12/2005

01/12/2005

207

24

1397

B. Brown

29/11/2005

Foreign Affairs—Death threats—Mrs Ferdinanda Yetipai Ibo

16/02/2006

27/02/2006

210

79

1401

Stott Despoja

30/11/2005

Foreign Affairs—Mr Talaal Adrey

16/02/2006

28/02/2006

106

78

1420

Stott Despoja

02/12/2005

Foreign Affairs—Australian ePassport

20/12/2005

09/02/2006

208

18

1435

B. Brown

08/12/2005

Foreign Affairs—AusAid—Funding to organisations

22/02/2006

28/02/2006

125

76

1458

Nettle

19/12/2005

Foreign Affairs—Solomon Islands—Appointment of magistrates

16/02/2006

28/02/2006

131

59

1491

O’Brien

18/01/2006

Administration—Program and/or grant funding—Federal

28/03/2006

30/03/2006

248

69

 

 

 

electorate of Bass

 

 

 

 

1521

O’Brien

18/01/2006

Administration—Funding—City View Christian Church Inc.

07/04/2006

09/05/2006

196

79

1568

Ludwig

30/01/2006

Foreign Affairs—Australian nationals—Imprisonment in a

17/03/2006

27/03/2006

210

46

 

 

 

foreign jurisdiction

 

 

 

 

1603

B. Brown

27/02/2006

Foreign Affairs—China—Mr Shi Tao

28/03/2006

29/03/2006

205

29

1607

Allison

28/02/2006

Foreign Affairs—Guantanamo Bay—Mr David Hicks

28/03/2006

30/03/2006

264

28

1613

Allison

09/03/2006

Foreign Affairs—India—Uranium exports

18/04/2006

10/05/2006

164

40

1662

Allison

27/03/2006

Foreign Affairs—Philippines—Detention of members of

12/05/2006

13/06/2006

257

46

 

 

 

parliament

 

 

 

 

1677

B. Brown

03/04/2006

Foreign Affairs—China—Visit by the Chinese State Premier,

16/05/2006

14/06/2006

179

43

 

 

 

Mr Wen Jiabao

 

 

 

 

1691

Allison

11/04/2006

Defence—China’s nuclear programs

31/05/2006

14/06/2006

196

50

1705

Allison

21/04/2006

Foreign Affairs—Overseas aid—HIV, AIDS, TB and malaria

05/06/2006

14/06/2006

202

45

1706

Allison

21/04/2006

Foreign Affairs—Overseas aid—HIV, AIDS, TB and malaria

26/05/2006

14/06/2006

202

35

1711

Nettle

26/04/2006

Foreign Affairs—Palestine—Meeting with Mr Yasser Arafat

30/05/2006

15/06/2006

223

34

1712

Nettle

26/04/2006

Foreign Affairs—West Papua—1969 Act of Free Choice

23/05/2006

15/06/2006

223

27

1728

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Trade—Allegedly contaminated Australian wheat—Iraq

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

227

36

1731

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Trade—Iraq—AWB Limited

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

228

36

1734

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Communications with AWB Limited

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

228

36

1737

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Communication with Tigris Petroleum and/or

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

229

36

 

 

 

BHP Billiton

 

 

 

 

1740

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Advice sought from departments—Iraq and

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

229

36

 

 

 

Australian wheat

 

 

 

 

1743

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Advice sought from departments—Contract

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

229

36

 

 

 

under the United Nations Oil for Food Programme

 

 

 

 

1746

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Advice sought from departments—Debts owed

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

230

36

 

 

 

by the Iraqi Grains Board to Tigris Petroleum or BHP Billiton

 

 

 

 

1749

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Advice sought from departments—Iraq, purchase

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

230

36

 

 

 

of Australian wheat

 

 

 

 

1753

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Communications with AWB Limited

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

230

36

1756

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Trade—Iraq—Wheat

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

231

36

1759

O’Brien

09/05/2006

Administration—Meetings—Mr Darryl Hockey

14/06/2006

15/06/2006

231

36

1761

B. Brown

10/05/2006

Foreign Affairs—China—Mr Shi

02/06/2006

15/06/2006

232

23

1765

Ludwig

10/05/2006

Foreign Affairs—Mr Michael Cahill

13/06/2006

15/06/2006

233

34

1844

Allison

31/05/2006

Foreign Affairs—Consulate Generals

11/07/2006

09/08/2006

172

41

1885

Milne

06/06/2006

Administration—Budget 2006-2007—Post-Budget functions

 

 

 

496

1916

Allison

07/06/2006

Foreign Affairs—Human rights abuses—Human trafficking

13/07/2006

09/08/2006

182

36

1917

Nettle

07/06/2006

Foreign Affairs—Consulate Generals

11/07/2006

09/08/2006

184

34

1929

O’Brien

08/06/2006

Trade—Wheat exports to Iraq

14/08/2006

15/08/2006

114

67

1932

O’Brien

08/06/2006

Administration—Use of clairvoyants

31/07/2006

09/08/2006

187

53

1947

O’Brien

08/06/2006

Administration—Freedom of information requests

14/08/2006

15/08/2006

117

67

1967

O’Brien

08/06/2006

Administration—Compensation for Detriment Caused by Defective

14/08/2006

15/08/2006

117

67

 

 

 

Administration Scheme

 

 

 

 

1988

O’Brien

08/06/2006

Administration—Legal Services Directions

11/09/2006

12/09/2006

119

95

 

 

 

 

Supplementary answer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/02/2007

26/02/2007

160

 

2032

Hutchins

15/06/2006

Foreign Affairs—Death of journalist Mr Brian Peters

31/07/2006

10/08/2006

163

46

2147

B. Brown

13/07/2006

Foreign Affairs—China—Organ transplants

14/08/2006

15/08/2006

122

32

2148

Allison

13/07/2006

Foreign Affairs—Weapons of mass destruction—Missile testing

14/08/2006

15/08/2006

122

32

2150

Allison

13/07/2006

Foreign Affairs—Australia’s overseas aid program

17/08/2006

17/08/2006

176

35

2151

Allison

13/07/2006

Foreign Affairs—Australia’s overseas aid program

17/08/2006

17/08/2006

176

35

2160

O’Brien

14/07/2006

Administration—Training—Senate estimates hearings

30/10/2006

06/11/2006

256

108

2187

O’Brien

14/07/2006

Foreign Affairs—Australian Embassy in Washington—Mr Jerry

14/08/2006

15/08/2006

124

31

 

 

 

Hagstrom

 

 

 

 

2210

O’Brien

14/07/2006

Administration—Discretionary grants programs

12/10/2006

16/10/2006

135

90

2312

B. Brown

08/08/2006

Foreign Affairs—China—Environmental activists

25/08/2006

06/09/2006

175

17

2323

McLucas

09/08/2006

Administration—Ministerial responsibilities

01/12/2006

04/12/2006

135

114

2357

O’Brien

11/08/2006

Administration—Discretionary grants programs

27/10/2006

08/11/2006

158

77

2402

B. Brown

17/08/2006

Administration—Meetings—Wilderness Society

07/08/2007

09/08/2007

149

355

2420

O’Brien

21/08/2006

Foreign Affairs—Media Visits program

11/10/2006

12/10/2006

203

51

2433

Ludwig

24/08/2006

Immigration—Illegal workers—Passport

12/09/2006

13/09/2006

154

19

2464

Allison

04/09/2006

Foreign Affairs—Aid program—Health aid

19/10/2006

09/11/2006

157

45

2471

Milne

05/09/2006

Foreign Affairs—Human rights—China, Falun Gong

12/10/2006

16/10/2006

141

37

2478

Hurley

06/09/2006

Foreign Affairs—Hotline—Middle East conflict

09/10/2006

11/10/2006

179

33

2479

Hurley

06/09/2006

Foreign Affairs—Evacuation—Lebanese Australians

12/10/2006

16/10/2006

142

36

2489

Allison

13/09/2006

Foreign Affairs—Iran—Stoning of Ms Ashraf Kalhori

10/10/2006

12/10/2006

210

27

2526

B. Brown

04/10/2006

Administration—Meetings—Exclusive Brethren

 

 

 

376

2544

B. Brown

04/10/2006

Foreign Affairs—Colombia—Ms Ingrid Betancourt

01/11/2006

09/11/2006

176

28

2560

B. Brown

16/10/2006

Foreign Affairs—North Korea—Nuclear tests

08/11/2006

09/11/2006

177

23

2562

B. Brown

17/10/2006

Foreign Affairs—Organ Transplants—China

08/11/2006

09/11/2006

178

22

2594

B. Brown

30/10/2006

Foreign Affairs—Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia

28/11/2006

29/11/2006

149

29

 

 

 

(FARC) prisoners

 

 

 

 

2634

O’Brien

09/11/2006

Administration—Internal costing or cost recovery systems

20/03/2007

22/03/2007

173

131

2804

O’Brien

17/11/2006

Foreign Affairs—Solomon Islands—Special audits

23/05/2007

12/06/2007

200

187

2810

O’Brien

17/11/2006

Transport—Airservices Australia—Solomon Islands contract

24/08/2007

10/09/2007

165

280

2817

Allison

21/11/2006

Foreign Affairs—World Bank—Lending of money to Australia

20/02/2007

01/03/2007

192

91

2841

O’Brien

28/11/2006

Employment—Australian Workplace Agreements

 

 

 

321

2891

Milne

29/11/2006

Trade—Uranium

02/02/2007

08/02/2007

168

65

2910

Allison

04/12/2006

Foreign Affairs—Gaza Strip—Living conditions

11/01/2007

07/02/2007

174

38

2911

Allison

04/12/2006

Foreign Affairs—Ms Shapelle Corby—Health care

20/02/2007

28/02/2007

161

78

2944

Allison

15/12/2006

Foreign Affairs—Palestine—Recognition of Palestinian rights

02/02/2007

08/02/2007

174

49

2945

Allison

15/12/2006

Foreign Affairs—Nuclear non-proliferation

02/02/2007

08/02/2007

176

49

2957

B. Brown

11/01/2007

Foreign Affairs—Indonesian ferry disaster

09/02/2007

27/02/2007

148

29

2962

Allison

15/01/2007

Foreign Affairs—UN Resolution 1737—Nuclear proliferation

20/02/2007

28/02/2007

166

36

2984

Allison

06/02/2007

Defence—Australia’s relations with NATO—NATO and US

26/04/2007

08/05/2007

93

79

 

 

 

nuclear weapons

 

 

 

 

3023

Allison

23/02/2007

Foreign Affairs—Nuclear non-proliferation

29/03/2007

29/03/2007

169

34

3024

Allison

23/02/2007

Foreign Affairs—Nuclear non-proliferation

22/03/2007

23/03/2007

115

27

3026

Murray

23/02/2007

Foreign Affairs—Genocide—Article, ‘Zimbabwe, the land of

29/03/2007

29/03/2007

171

34

 

 

 

dying children’

 

 

 

 

3053

Nettle

20/03/2007

Immigration—Nauru

01/05/2007

08/05/2007

99

42

3055

Ray

20/03/2007

Politics—Speeches written by Mr Christopher Pearson

01/05/2007

08/05/2007

99

42

3056

Ray

20/03/2007

Administration—Illegal use of funds—AusAid

01/05/2007

08/05/2007

99

42

3057

Allison

21/03/2007

Foreign Affairs—West Papua

26/04/2007

08/05/2007

101

36

3058

Allison

21/03/2007

Foreign Affairs—Human rights—Iraq

24/05/2007

12/06/2007

218

64

3065

B. Brown

22/03/2007

Health—HIV/AIDS—Asia-Pacific region

01/05/2007

08/05/2007

102

40

3067

Allison

22/03/2007

Health—HIV/AIDS

01/05/2007

08/05/2007

103

40

3069

Stott Despoja

23/03/2007

Foreign Affairs—Zimbabwe—Angola

21/05/2007

12/06/2007

220

59

3090

Stott Despoja

29/03/2007

Foreign Affairs—Human rights—Darfur, Somalia

18/04/2007

08/05/2007

105

20

3118

Nettle

17/04/2007

Foreign Affairs—Training assistance—Papua New Guinea,

14/05/2007

13/06/2007

188

27

 

 

 

Solomon Islands and East Timor

 

 

 

 

3123

Sherry

18/04/2007

Administration—Passports processed

14/05/2007

13/06/2007

189

26

3184

Sherry

02/05/2007

Finance—2006-07 Budget measure—‘Department of Foreign

01/06/2007

13/06/2007

202

30

 

 

 

Affairs and Trade – Budget Sustainability’

 

 

 

 

3282

Sherry

15/06/2007

Finance—Depreciation and asset replacement

 

 

 

122

3312

Sherry

15/06/2007

Finance—Employee entitlements

 

 

 

122

3342

Sherry

15/06/2007

Finance—Appropriations receivable

20/08/2007

10/09/2007

219

66

3397

Milne

22/06/2007

Environment—Funding to avoid deforestation in South East Asia

24/07/2007

08/08/2007

180

32

3405

Milne

17/07/2007

Immigration—SIEV X—Rescue coordinates

12/09/2007

12/09/2007

155

57

3408

Milne

17/07/2007

Foreign Affairs—China—Falun Gong

13/08/2007

14/08/2007

145

27

3414

Ludwig

27/07/2007

Law and Justice—Dr Haneef—Ministerial briefings

 

 

 

80

3433

Allison

08/08/2007

Foreign Affairs—India—Export of uranium and treaty obligations

17/09/2007

18/09/2007

143

40

3439

Allison

16/08/2007

Foreign Affairs—Western Sahara—Discussions with the Moroccan

17/09/2007

18/09/2007

144

32

 

 

 

parliamentary delegation

 

 

 

 

3443

B. Brown

23/08/2007

Health—Avian influenza—Provision of aid in the Asia-Pacific

20/09/2007

20/09/2007

311

28

 

 

 

region

 

 

 

 

3444

Nettle

24/08/2007

Foreign Affairs—Limited validity passports—Transgender people

20/09/2007

20/09/2007

314

27

3457

Allison

31/08/2007

Social Issues—Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Bill 2007—Costs to

 

 

 

45

 

 

 

the Commonwealth

 

 

 

 

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