Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy portfolio

Budget Estimates 2011-2012 - (May 2011)

Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy portfolio

Index of questions on notice

Hearings held

Index of questions on notice

Wednesday, 25 May 2011, Thursday, 26 May 2011 and Thursday, 16 June 2011 (PDF 913KB)

Tabled documents



Minister Conroy, Media Release: NBN Co releases Interim Satellite eligibility criteria and a copy of the paper: NBN Co Information Paper: NBN Co Interim Satellite Service End User Eligibility Criteria (PDF 2283KB)

Senator Birmingham, copy of Mr Quigley's opening statement

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Senator Birmingham, four documents relating to the Alcatel-Lucent investigations:

Deposition of Christian Sapsizian, dated 30 November 2010

Affidavit (Declaration) of Edgar Valverde Acosta, dated 1 December 2010

Securities and Exchange Commission, complaint filed against Alcatel‑Lucent, S.A., dated 27 December 2010

Department of Justice, press release chiding Alcatel for lack of cooperation, dated 27 December 2010 

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Answers to questions on notice 

Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy


Answers to general questions that cross all departmental outcomes/programs

Corporate (PDF 317KB)
Finance (PDF 78KB)
Legal (PDF 75KB)
Outcome 1: Develop a vibrant, sustainable and internationally competitive broadband, broadcasting and communications sector, through policy development, advice and program delivery, which promotes the digital economy for all Australians
Program 1.1: Broadband and Communications Infrastructure (PDF 2283KB)
Program 1.2: Digital Economy and Postal Services (PDF 103KB
Program 1.3: Broadcasting and Digital Television

qons 114-139 (PDF 292KB)
qons 140-173 (PDF 308KB)

Agencies/Government Business Enterprise Answers
Australia Post (PDF 234KB)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (PDF 951KB)
Australian Communications and Media Authority (PDF 504KB)

qons 303-340 (PDF 516KB)
qons 341-380 (PDF 565KB)
qons 381-416 (PDF 412KB)
Special Broadcasting Service (PDF 225KB)

For further information, contact:

Research/Estimates Officer
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818