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Question
No.
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Question
Subject Date
Reply
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Hansard
Page No.
of Reply
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Time
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28

Minchin

12/02/2008

Administration—Media-related staff

21/04/2008

13/05/2008

1612

69

44

Minchin

12/02/2008

Administration—Media-related staff

21/04/2008

13/05/2008

1612

69

132

Minchin

12/02/2008

Administration—Provision of information to estimates

28/04/2008

13/05/2008

1645

76

committees, including appointments to government agencies,

authorities and advisory boards

148

Minchin

12/02/2008

Administration—Provision of information to estimates

28/04/2008

13/05/2008

1645

76

committees, including appointments to government agencies,

authorities and advisory boards

240

Cormann

12/02/2008

Administration—Funding cuts—Programs and services for

14/04/2008

13/05/2008

1654

62

Western Australia

256

Cormann

12/02/2008

Administration—Funding cuts—Programs and services for

14/04/2008

13/05/2008

1654

62

Western Australia

310

Allison

27/02/2008

Research—Groundwater mapping and soil health

10/04/2008

14/05/2008

1859

43

357

Allison

05/03/2008

Nuclear industry—Open Pool Australian Lightwater research

10/04/2008

14/05/2008

1923

36

reactor—Shutdown costs

402

Milne

08/04/2008

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation—

07/05/2008

14/05/2008

1948

29

Pilot-scale scour at Laverton North, Victoria

412

Abetz

14/04/2008

LPG Vehicle Scheme—Cost of grants and advertising

24/04/2008

14/05/2008

1949

10

432

Abetz

02/05/2008

Administration—Australian Associated Press NewsCentre—Users

30/05/2008

19/06/2008

2985

28

472

Minchin

30/05/2008

Departmental engagements—Mr Christian and Ms Tara

27/06/2008

26/08/2008

3791

28

Taubenschlag—Details

473

Minchin

30/05/2008

Departmental engagements—Mr Christian and Ms Tara

27/06/2008

26/08/2008

3791

28

Taubenschlag—Details

485

Abetz

17/06/2008

Toyota hybrid Camry grant—Funding—Communications with

16/07/2008

26/08/2008

3799

29

Toyota

511

Abetz

27/06/2008

Energy affordability, living standards and emissions trading—

29/07/2008

26/08/2008

3814

32

Report—Terms of reference and preparation costs

512

Abetz

27/06/2008

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation—

29/07/2008

26/08/2008

3815

32

Report, Growing the green collar economy: Skills and labour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

challenges in reducing our greenhouse emissions and national

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

environmental footprint—Terms of reference and preparation costs

 

 

 

 

513

Abetz

03/07/2008

Visit to Japan and the United States of America—Expenses

29/07/2008

26/08/2008

3816

26

514

Bushby

04/07/2008

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation—

26/08/2008

28/08/2008

4122

53

Forest Biosciences group—Funding cuts

534

Milne

14/07/2008

Recycling—Printer cartridges—Policy and practice

19/08/2008

27/08/2008

3974

36

550

Milne

14/07/2008

Recycling—Printer cartridges—Policy and practice

19/08/2008

27/08/2008

3974

36

594

Minchin

25/08/2008

Carbon offsets—Departmental air travel—Guidelines

22/10/2008

10/11/2008

6479

58

630

Minchin

25/08/2008

Ministers/Parliamentary Secretaries office—Departmental staff—

22/10/2008

10/11/2008

6481

58

Secondment

666

Minchin

25/08/2008

Overseas travel—Beijing Olympic Games—Expenses

03/03/2009

10/03/2009

1170

190

702

Minchin

25/08/2008

Overseas travel—Ministers/Parliamentary Secretaries, family and

25/02/2009

10/03/2009

1177

184

departmental staff—Between July and August 2008

729

Abetz

02/09/2008

Overseas travel—Minister’s travel to Japan, Germany, Belgium

14/10/2008

14/10/2008

6013

42

and the United States of America in 2008—Further details

733

Ludlam

04/09/2008

OPAL research reactor, Lucas Heights—Limited functionality—

23/10/2008

10/11/2008

6484

49

Costs and contingency measures

785

Abetz

11/11/2008

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Vehicle Conversion Scheme—Funding

28/11/2008

01/12/2008

7794

17

793

Abetz

13/11/2008

2008-09 Budget estimates—Answers received on notice—Further

25/02/2009

10/03/2009

1193

104

questions

796

Abetz

13/11/2008

Prime Minister’s Science and Engineering Innovation Council—

01/04/2009

12/05/2009

2510

139

Vacancy

879

Ronaldson

24/11/2008

Administration—Program overspends and underspends—Top 5

04/02/2009

09/02/2009

564

72

910

Ronaldson

24/11/2008

Administration—Media monitoring—Amount spent during the

17/03/2009

17/03/2009

1844

113

2008 calendar year

933

Ronaldson

24/11/2008

Administration—Tender contracts—Details

01/04/2009

12/05/2009

2520

128

956

Ronaldson

24/11/2008

Administration—Reviews, inquiries and committees—Staffing

24/04/2009

12/05/2009

2528

151

and costs

967

Abetz

25/11/2008

Overseas travel—Minister’s visit to Japan, November 2008—

05/01/2009

03/02/2009

204

41

Itinerary and costs

1067

Abetz

03/12/2008

Portfolio programs—Overspends and underspends—Details

02/03/2009

10/03/2009

1212

89

1103

Abetz

03/12/2008

Departments and agencies—Funding

06/02/2009

09/02/2009

572

65

1172

Siewert

16/12/2008

Indigenous Australians—Gubinge tree—Patents pending by

16/02/2009

10/03/2009

1215

62

Amway, Mary Kay and Mannatech

1182

Abetz

16/12/2008

Green vehicle guide website—State governments—Use of website

06/02/2009

09/02/2009

574

52

in procurement policies

1196

Ludlam

18/12/2008

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation—OPAL

06/02/2009

09/02/2009

576

50

research reactor—Spent nuclear fuel

1220

Abetz

16/01/2009

2008-09 supplementary Budget estimates—Economics

10/02/2009

11/02/2009

832

25

Committee—Program underspends

1221

Abetz

16/01/2009

2008-09 supplementary Budget estimates—Economics

16/02/2009

10/03/2009

1226

31

Committee—AusIndustry Branding campaign

1222

Abetz

16/01/2009

2008-09 supplementary Budget estimates—Economics

10/02/2009

11/02/2009

833

25

Committee—Assurance from Toyota

1223

Abetz

16/01/2009

2008-09 supplementary Budget estimates—Economics

10/02/2009

11/02/2009

833

25

Committee—Green Car Innovation Fund

1224

Abetz

16/01/2009

2008-09 supplementary Budget estimates—Economics

12/02/2009

12/02/2009

984

27

Committee—Green Car Innovation Fund

1231

B. Brown

28/01/2009

Asteroid shield—International Panel on Asteroid Threat

13/03/2009

16/03/2009

1682

44

Mitigation—Government support and funding

1234

Minchin

03/02/2009

Coat of arms—Registration applications—Approvals

24/02/2009

10/03/2009

1228

21

1380

Ludlam

11/03/2009

Open Pool Australian Lightwater [OPAL] research reactor—

16/04/2009

14/05/2009

2973

36

Contract details—Claims for compensation

1406

Ronaldson

12/03/2009

External speechwriting services—Details of tender—2008

09/04/2009

14/05/2009

2987

28

calendar year

1427

Abetz

12/03/2009

Pacific brands—Closure of manufacturing facilities

18/05/2009

16/06/2009

3436

67

1428

Abetz

12/03/2009

Pacific brands—Closure of manufacturing facilities

18/05/2009

16/06/2009

3436

67

1429

Abetz

12/03/2009

Pacific brands—Closure of manufacturing facilities

18/05/2009

16/06/2009

3436

67

1430

Abetz

12/03/2009

Pacific brands—Closure of manufacturing facilities

18/05/2009

16/06/2009

3436

67

1431

Abetz

12/03/2009

Pacific brands—Closure of manufacturing facilities

18/05/2009

16/06/2009

3436

67

1436

B. Brown

18/03/2009

Asteroid shield—Action Team on Near-Earth Objects—

09/04/2009

14/05/2009

2994

22

Government involvement

1443

Abetz

18/03/2009

Excellence in Research for Australia initiative—Development

20/04/2009

14/05/2009

3001

33

costs

1444

Ludlam

18/03/2009

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation—

06/04/2009

14/05/2009

3002

19

Chairman’s views

1479

Milne

06/04/2009

Manufactured nanoparticles—Commercial use—Associated risks

29/05/2009

17/06/2009

3645

53

1485

Ludlam

08/04/2009

Open Pool Australian Lightwater [OPAL] reactor, Lucas

06/05/2009

16/06/2009

3470

28

Heights—Radioisotopes for radiopharmaceuticals—

Technetium-99m generators

1507

Macdonald

12/05/2009

Australian Research Council—Research grants—Recipients

11/06/2009

18/06/2009

3779

30

associated with work on climate change

1524

Minchin

18/05/2009

Legislation—Statutory reviews—Timelines

11/06/2009

18/06/2009

3822

24

1625

Abetz

29/05/2009

Administration—Infrastructure and capital works projects

31/08/2009

07/09/2009

5827

94

1663

Minchin

03/06/2009

Government websites—Advertising on search engines

14/07/2009

12/08/2009

4801

41

1703

Minchin

10/06/2009

Legislation—Redundant and potentially redundant legislation—

30/07/2009

13/08/2009

4953

50

‘Clean-up’ coordinated by the Department of Finance and

Deregulation

1741

Ronaldson

10/06/2009

Administration—Contracts awarded to the Boston Consulting

22/07/2009

13/08/2009

4959

42

Group and the Allen Consulting Group

1798

Abetz

16/06/2009

Administration—Hospitality—Spending since 24 November 2007

29/09/2009

26/10/2009

7181

105

1887

Barnett

02/07/2009

Consultancies—Details of completed and ongoing since

17/09/2009

17/09/2009

6955

77

November 2007—Planned or budgeted for 2009 and 2010

1924

Barnett

02/07/2009

Administration—Staff, hospitality, plants, water coolers,

12/10/2009

27/10/2009

7347

102

television subscriptions and government credit cards

1971

Abetz

21/07/2009

Portable water supplies—Amount spent in the 2008-09 financial

25/08/2009

14/09/2009

6529

35

year

2008

Abetz

21/07/2009

Administration—Media training undertaken since 24 November

10/09/2009

10/09/2009

6361

51

2007

2031

Abetz

21/07/2009

LPG Vehicle Scheme—Costs and funding

09/09/2009

10/09/2009

6362

50

2032

Abetz

21/07/2009

Administration—Final review reports and Government white

09/09/2009

14/09/2009

6530

50

paper responses—Printing and distribution costs

2033

Abetz

21/07/2009

Parliamentary Secretary—Responsibilities, staffing and Canberra

31/08/2009

09/09/2009

6201

41

vehicle

2036

Abetz

27/07/2009

Australian Institute for Commercialisation—Grants, contracts

24/08/2009

09/09/2009

6203

28

and tenders awarded—Since 24 November 2007

2046

Abetz

03/08/2009

Administration—Employees’ geographical location

07/09/2009

09/09/2009

6206

35

2050

Abetz

06/08/2009

Administration—Innovation councils, strategy groups, advisory

30/09/2009

28/10/2009

7524

55

groups etc—Function and operating costs

2051

Abetz

06/08/2009

Automotive Industry envoys—Mr John Conomos AO and the

07/09/2009

09/09/2009

6212

32

Honourable Steve Bracks—Employment conditions

2066

B. Brown

13/08/2009

Administration—Pulp and Paper Industry Strategy Group—

30/09/2009

28/10/2009

7536

48

Expenditure

2142

Ronaldson

10/09/2009

Administration—Ministerial letterhead and postage—Costs to

10/12/2009

02/02/2010

173

91

the department

2179

Ronaldson

14/09/2009

Administration—2008-09 financial year—Resources provided

24/02/2010

25/02/2010

1300

163

by the home department

2212

Abetz

15/09/2009

Administration—Employees’ geographical location—Number of

18/11/2009

19/11/2009

8499

64

staff and their Australian Public Service classification

2230

Abetz

16/09/2009

Administration—Ministers/Parliamentary Secretaries—Websites

12/10/2009

17/11/2009

8115

26

2335

Barnett

17/09/2009

Legal advice—2008-09 financial year

22/01/2010

03/02/2010

363

127

2360

Abetz

25/09/2009

LPG Vehicle Scheme—Costs and number of conversions

23/10/2009

18/11/2009

8312

28

2370

B. Brown

06/10/2009

Administration—Pulp and Paper Industry Strategy Group—

11/11/2009

18/11/2009

8315

36

Expenditure

2387

Abetz

29/10/2009

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation—

10/12/2009

03/02/2010

375

42

Credit cards and Mount Hotham and Mount Buller snow cover

2413

Abetz

16/11/2009

Administration—Departmental agencies and programs

19/01/2010

04/02/2010

595

64

2422

B. Brown

19/11/2009

Administration—Pulp and Paper Industry Strategy Group—

11/01/2010

04/02/2010

610

53

Expenditure

2441

Ronaldson

23/11/2009

Administration—Program overspends and underspends—Top 5

05/02/2010

22/02/2010

780

74

2574

Abetz

11/01/2010

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation—

09/02/2010

24/02/2010

1144

29

Mount Hotham and Mount Buller—Snow cover predictions

2587

Abetz

20/01/2010

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation—

18/02/2010

24/02/2010

1147

29

Mount Hotham and Mount Buller—Snow cover

2588

Abetz

20/01/2010

Climate change—Modelling and electric vehicles

18/02/2010

24/02/2010

1148

29

2589

Abetz

28/01/2010

Green Building Fund—Panel membership and funding allocated

24/02/2010

25/02/2010

1308

27

2613

Cormann

08/02/2010

Hawker Britton—Meetings with representatives Administration—

23/04/2010

11/05/2010

2509

74

2661

Humphries

25/02/2010

Redundancies

15/04/2010

11/05/2010

2522

49

2711

Humphries

10/03/2010

Administration—Involuntary redundancies

15/04/2010

11/05/2010

2532

36

2756

B. Brown

18/03/2010

Nanoparticles—Transparent sunscreen—Commonwealth

22/04/2010

11/05/2010

2543

35

Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation research

2770

Abetz

26/03/2010

Climate Change—Modelling and electric vehicles

06/05/2010

13/05/2010

3191

41

2873

Humphries

17/06/2010

Administration—Departmental and agency accommodation—

32

Estimation of future requirements

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