Ministerial Statements 2008


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70

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Statement

Date

Administration—COAG business regulation agreement and small business initiatives
Senator Wong
(for the Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy)
01/12/08
Administration—Googong Dam
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Defence)
23/09/08
Administration—National security
Senator Faulkner
(for the Prime Minister)
04/12/08
Administration—Norfold Island governance
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Home Affairs)
10/11/08
Administration—Restoring integrity to government
Senator Faulkner
(Special Minister of State)
04/12/08
Best practice regulation requirements
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Finance and Deregulation)
17/03/08

Children—Intercountry adoption
Senator Carr
(for the Attorney-General)

02/09/08
Culture and the Arts—Australia's resale royalty right
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts)
10/11/08
Defence—Afghanistan
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Defence)
11/03/08
Defence—East Timor
Senator Conroy
(for the Minister for Defence)
23/06/08
Defence—Iraq
Senator Ludwig
(for the Prime Minister)
16/06/08
Defence—Mortimer review into defence procurement and sustainment
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Defence)
23/09/08
Economics—A national consumer law
Senator Sherry
(for the Assistant Treasurer)
17/09/08
Economics—Australia's response to the global financial crisis
Senator Sherry
(for the Prime Minister)
26/11/08
Economics—Global economy
Senator Ludwig
(for the Treasurer)
22/09/08
Economics—Global market turbulence and the Australian economy
Senator Ludwig
(for the Treasurer)
18/03/08
Economics—National Product Safety Reform
Senator Evans
(for the Assistant Treasurer)
18/06/08
Economics—Small business
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy)
24/06/08
Economics—The Australian economy and global conditions
Senator Carr
(for the Treasurer)
04/09/08
Employment—Reform of employment services in Australia
Senator Stephens
(for the Minister for Employment Participation)
01/09/08
Environment—Australia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol
Senator Sherry
(for the Prime Minister)
11/03/08
Environment—Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme
Senator Wong
(Minister for Climate Change and Water)
01/12/08
Environment—Caring for our country
Senator Carr
(for the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts)
25/09/08
Environment—Global food security
Senator McLucas
(for the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
12/11/08
Family and Community Services—110th birthday of Mrs Doreen Washington
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Ageing)
16/06/08
Family and Community Services—Certainty and security for seniors and carers
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
16/06/08
Family and Community Services—Fertility policy
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
12/03/08
Family and Community Services—Progress on housing affordability programs
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Housing)
16/09/08
Family and Community Services—The centenary of the age pension
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
16/06/08
Family and Community Services—Unannounced visits at nursing homes
Senator McLucas
(for the Minister for Ageing)
27/08/08
Finance—Financial stability
Senator Ludwig
(for the Treasurer)
16/06/08
Foreign Affairs—60th anniversary of United Nations peacekeeping operations
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Foreign Affairs)
16/06/08

Foreign Affairs—Fiji—Australian High Commission—Security threats
Senator Faulkner
(Special Minister of State)

15/05/08
Foreign Affairs—Financial sanctions on Burma
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Foreign Affairs)
10/11/08
Foreign Affairs—India—Terrorist attacks
Senator Faulkner
(Special Minister of State)
27/11/08
Foreign Affairs—Iran
Senator McLucas
(for the Minister for Foreign Affairs)
15/10/08
Foreign Affairs—OECD Working Group on Bribery
Senator Conroy
(for the Minister for Home Affairs)
23/06/08
Health—60th anniversary of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
Senator Stephens
(for the Minister for Health and Ageing)
25/06/08
Health—Commonwealth chief nursing and midwifery and other health reforms
Senator Conroy
(for the Minister for Health and Ageing)
23/06/08
Health—Dementia Awareness Week
Senator McLucas
(for the Minister for Ageing)
18/09/08
Immigration—Citizen test review
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship)
24/11/08
Indigenous Australians—Bipartisan NT Indigenous aged care services visit
Senator Conroy
(for the Minister for Ageing)
13/10/08
Indigenous Australians—Indigenous legal funding
Senator Evans
(for the Minister for Home Affairs)
18/06/08
Indigenous Australians—Northern Territory emergency response
Senator Stephens
(for the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
19/06/08
Industry—Western Australian gas disruption
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism)
16/06/08
Lobbying code of conduct and register of lobbyists
Senator Faulkner
(Special Minister of State)
13/05/08
Parliament—Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008
Senator Faulkner
(Special Minister of State)
03/12/08
Primary Industries—Equine influenza inquiry
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
26/06/08
Regional Australia—Drought
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries an Forestry)
24/06/08
Regional Australia—Regional development Australia
Senator McLucas
(for the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government)
13/05/08

Science and Technology—Australian Laureate Fellowships Scheme and New Chief Executive of CSIRO
Senator Carr
(Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research)

04/09/08
Science and Technology—Australia's geothermal resources
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism)
16/09/08
Social Issues—Draft Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards
Senator Ludwig
(for the Attorney-General)
02/12/08
Social Issues—Older Australians
Senator Stephens
(for the Minister for Ageing)
25/06/08
Social Issues—Which way home? The Government's green paper on homelessness
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Housing)
16/06/08
Trade—Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation
Senator Faulkner
(for the Minister for Trade)
24/06/08
Trade—Australia-New Zealand Leadership Forum
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Trade)
16/06/08
Trade—Conclusion of negotiations on Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Trade)
16/06/08
Trade—Mortimer review on export policies and programs
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Trade)
22/09/08
Trade—Review of export policies and program
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Trade)
11/03/08
Trade—Trans Pacific Partnership
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Trade)
26/11/08
Trade—World Intellectual Property Organization—Nomination of new Director-General
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Trade)
16/06/08
Trade—WTO—The July ministerial talks
Senator McLucas
(for the Minister for Trade)
26/08/08

Transport—Australia-United States 'Open Skies' Agreement
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government)

11/03/08

Transport—Aviation training package
Senator Stephens
(for the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government)
25/06/08
Transport—Runway end safety area project at Sydney Airport
Senator Conroy
(for the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government)
13/10/08
Transport—World Environment Day—Fuel efficient cars
Senator Ludwig
(for the Prime Minister)
16/06/08
Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008
Senator Wong
(for the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
13/03/08
Youth 2020 Summit
Senator Sherry
(for the Minister for Youth)
11/03/08
Youth—Australian Youth Forum
Senator Ludwig
(for the Minister for Youth)
16/10/08



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