Treasury portfolio

Budget Estimates 2008-09 (June 2008)

Treasury portfolio

Index to Questions on Notice (PDF 491KB)

Responses to questions taken on notice at the budget estimates hearings were due on Friday 1 August 2008 - standing order 74(5) takes effect 30 days after this date.

Answers to Questions on Notice

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Agency

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BET-1 Cormann - Budget announcement - establishment of new funds [to be answered by Finance and Deregulation portfolio] N/A
BET-2 Siewert ACCC ACCC - sections 46 and 51 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (PDF 59KB)
BET-3 Eggleston ATO Australian Valuation Office website (PDF 8KB)
BET-4 McEwen Treasury Official Development Assistance (PDF 23KB)
BET-5 Boswell Treasury Road user charge (PDF 22KB)
BET-6 Bob Brown ACCC Petrol prices (PDF 9KB)
BET-7 Payne Treasury First Home Saver Accounts (PDF 29KB)
BET-8 Eggleston ACCC Indigenous art industry (PDF 33KB)
BET-9 Eggleston ACCC Grocery prices (PDF 12KB)
BET-10 Abetz Treasury Fuelwatch bill (PDF 9KB)
BET-11 Abetz Treasury "Working families" (PDF 9KB)
BET-12 Cormann Treasury Private health insurance (PDF 12KB)
BET-13 Cormann Treasury Private health insurance - breakdown of age (PDF 9KB)
BET-14 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge (PDF 10KB)
BET-15 Fierravanti-Wells Treasury Appointments and election commitments (PDF 29KB)
BET-16 Milne Treasury Green Growth (PDF 10KB)
BET-17 Cormann Treasury North West Shelf Joint Venture (PDF 9KB)
BET-18 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - average incomes (PDF 9KB)
BET-19 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - rebates (PDF 9KB)
BET-20 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - premium changes (PDF 14KB)
BET-21 Fifield Treasury Fuelwatch - Treasury advice (PDF 11KB)
BET-22 Fifield Treasury Solar panels (PDF 9KB)
BET-23 Chapman Treasury Family trusts (PDF 30KB)
BET-24 Cormann Treasury North West Shelf production (PDF 20KB)
BET-25 Cormann Treasury Luxury car tax (PDF 17KB)
BET-26 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - threshold changes (PDF 8KB)
BET-27 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy - revenue (PDF 8KB)
BET-28 Coonan Treasury Increased taxation of ready-to-drink beverages (PDF 12KB)
BET-29 Cormann Treasury Changes to the Medicare levy surcharge thresholds (PDF 9KB)
BET-30 Cormann Treasury Indexation of the Medicare levy surcharge (PDF 8KB)
BET-31 Cormann Treasury Private health insurance - income brackets (PDF 7KB)
BET-32 Cormann Treasury Private health insurance - policy holders (PDF 10KB)
BET-33 Cormann Treasury Average private health insurance premiums (PDF 6KB)
BET-34 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - advice on modelling (PDF 6KB)
BET-35 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - states and territories (no. 1) (PDF 7KB)
BET-36 Cormann Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - states and territories (no. 2) (PDF 9KB)
BET-37 Coonan Treasury ABS - ready-to-drink data (PDF 6KB)
BET-38 Coonan Treasury Ready-to-drink beverages - forecast growth (PDF 6KB)
BET-39 Coonan Treasury Ready-to-drink beverages - production (PDF 8KB)
BET-40 Bernardi ATO Australian Valuation Office - operations (PDF 8KB)
BET-41 Bernardi ATO Australian Valuation Office - non-visual valuations (PDF 14KB)
BET-42 Bernardi ATO Australian Valuation Office - relocation (PDF 20KB)
BET-43 Abetz Treasury Luxury car tax - GST (PDF 7KB)
BET-44 Abetz Treasury Luxury car tax - modelling (PDF 6KB)
BET-45 Abetz Treasury Demutualisation of MBF (PDF 13KB)
BET-46 Abetz Treasury Luxury car tax revenue (PDF 6KB)
BET-47 Abetz Treasury Luxury car tax - vehicles/models (PDF 6KB)
BET-48 Cormann Treasury North West Shelf (PDF 6KB)
BET-49 Cormann Treasury North West Shelf - consultation (PDF 6KB)
BET-50 Cormann Treasury Comments by Woodside CEO (PDF 7KB)
BET-51 Cormann Treasury Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PDF 7KB)
BET-52 Cormann Treasury Petroleum Resource Rent Tax - revenue (PDF 19KB)
BET-53 Bushby Treasury Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 3) Bill 2008 - consultation (PDF 9KB)
BET-54 Eggleston Treasury State distribution of the Goods and Services Tax (PDF 8KB)
BET-55 Eggleston Treasury The 'Henry' tax review (PDF 7KB)
BET-56 Bushby Treasury Rule 22c-2 of the US Investment Company Act (PDF 9KB)
BET-57 Bushby Treasury Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation (PDF 6KB)
BET-58 Abetz ABS International census (PDF 7KB)
BET-59 Abetz ABS International consumer price index (PDF 6KB)
BET-60 Coonan Treasury Consumer price index (PDF 11KB)
BET-61 Coonan Treasury Consumer price index / terms of trade (PDF 10KB)
BET-62 Coonan Treasury Expenditure for 2008-09 (PDF 12KB)
BET-63 Boswell Treasury Family Tax Benefit A (PDF 11KB)
BET-64 Boswell Treasury Government assistance programs (PDF 8KB)
BET-65 Boswell Treasury Family assistance entitlements (PDF 23KB)
BET-66 Joyce Treasury CSIRO - assets held (PDF 8KB)
      Attachment 1:  Answer BI-103 from the Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio (Budget Estimates 2008-09) (PDF 8KB)
BET-67 Bushby Treasury Presentation of budget papers (PDF 12KB)
BET-68 Bushby Treasury National debt-free day (PDF 7KB)
BET-69 Coonan Treasury Productivity and growth in Australia (PDF 19KB)
BET-70 Coonan Treasury Review of spending pressures (PDF 12KB)
BET-71 Webber Treasury Funding to Western Australia (PDF 9KB)
BET-72 Macdonald Treasury Intergovernmental agreement (PDF 9KB)
BET-73 Macdonald Treasury National Health and Hospitals Reform Plan (PDF 10KB)
BET-74 Macdonald Treasury Increase in state distributions (PDF 7KB)
BET-75 Eggleston/Bushby Treasury Emissions trading scheme (PDF 7KB)
BET-76 Bushby Treasury International 'future funds' (PDF 11KB)
BET-77 Bushby Treasury Workplace relations policy (PDF 7KB)
BET-78 Bushby Treasury Workplace relations - modelling (PDF 6KB)
BET-79 Coonan Treasury Workplace relations - modelling (no. 2) (PDF 7KB)
BET-80 Boswell Treasury Fuel excise indexation (PDF 11KB)
BET-81 Bushby Treasury Workplace relations - inflation and interest rates (PDF 6KB)
BET-82 Bushby/Fisher Treasury Economic modelling of unemployment/employment - consultation (PDF 11KB)
BET-83 Coonan Treasury Employment agreements (PDF 8KB)
      Attachment 1:  Answer SBT-32 from the Treasury portfolio (Supplementary Budget Estimates 2005-06) (PDF 46KB)
BET-84 Abetz/Birmingham Treasury Fuelwatch - Australian Government Solicitor advice (no. 1) (PDF 7KB)
BET-85 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - Australian Government Solicitor advice (no. 2) (PDF 11KB)
BET-86 Abetz Treasury Fuelwatch bill - timing (PDF 8KB)
BET-87 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - operation (PDF 11KB)
BET-88 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - December report (PDF 7KB)
BET-89 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - ACCC (no. 1) (PDF 11KB)
BET-90 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - ACCC (no. 2) (PDF 6KB)
BET-91 Coonan Treasury Petrol price rise (PDF 11KB)
BET-92 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - ACCC (no. 3) (PDF 8KB)
BET-93 Coonan Treasury Fuelwatch - ACCC (no. 4) (PDF 13KB)
BET-94 Coonan Treasury Grocery prices (PDF 8KB)
BET-95 Bushby Treasury First Home Saver Accounts (no. 2) (PDF 14KB)
BET-96 Eggleston Treasury Sub-prime (PDF 7KB)
      Attachment 1:  Answer F49 from the Finance and Deregulation portfolio (Budget Estimates 2008-09) (PDF 166KB)
BET-97 Coonan Treasury Senate Economics Legislation Committee inquiry into the price of petrol in Australia (PDF 9KB)
BET-98 Coonan Treasury Price increases (PDF 8KB)
BET-99 Coonan Treasury Medicare levy surcharge - premiums (PDF 8KB)
BET-100 Coonan Treasury Fuel excise/GST (PDF 12KB)
BET-101 Bushby Treasury Forecast for unemployment (PDF 7KB)
BET-102 Bushby Treasury Appointments to the Reserve Bank of Australia (PDF 7KB)
BET-103 Abetz ACCC Role of the Petrol Commissioner (PDF 8KB)
      Attachment 1:  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: Who we are, what we do, how we work (PDF 165KB)
BET-104 Abetz ACCC Perth - lowest petrol prices (PDF 10KB)
BET-105 Coonan ACCC Fuelwatch - December report (PDF 7KB)
BET-106 Coonan ACCC Fuelwatch - information provided to the government (PDF 10KB)
BET-107 Abetz ACCC Fuelwatch - volume of modelling information (PDF 7KB)
BET-108 Abetz/Coonan ACCC Fuelwatch - regulatory impact statement (PDF 16KB)
BET-109 Joyce ACCC Fuelwatch and section 45 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (PDF 6KB)
BET-110 Joyce ACCC Monitoring of diesel and LPG prices (PDF 7KB)
BET-111 Joyce ACCC Agricultural and mining use of petrol (PDF 8KB)
BET-112 Brandis ACCC Drafting instruction for section 15.1.3 (PDF 11KB)
BET-113 Eggleston ACCC Indigenous art - fraud (PDF 14KB)
BET-114 Abetz/
Fierravanti-Wells
ACCC Reappointment of ACCC Chairman (PDF 14KB)
BET-115 Abetz ACCC Fuel used by passenger vehicles (PDF 9KB)
BET-116 Abetz ACCC Fuelwatch - discussions with APCO (PDF 8KB)
      Attachment 1:  Transcript of proceedings: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Petrol Price Inquiry Hearing, Ballarat, 21 September 2007 (PDF 845KB)
BET-117 Murray ACCC Code of Banking Practice (PDF 12KB)
BET-118 Abetz PC Export industry (PDF 7KB)
BET-119 Fierravanti-Wells ASIC Phoenix companies (PDF 12KB)
BET-120 Bushby ASIC Public companies - insurance cover (PDF 19KB)
BET-121 Bushby ASIC Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (PDF 10KB)
BET-122 Joyce ASIC Unincorporated bodies (PDF 13KB)
BET-123 Bernardi ATO Australian Valuation Office accommodation in Victoria (PDF 10KB)

Tabled documents and letters of correction/clarification

Tabled document no. 5:  The Daily Telegraph, 3 June 2008, p. 9
(tabled by Senator the Hon Helen Coonan, Senator for New South Wales on Tuesday 3 June 2008)
(PDF 1026KB)
Tabled document no. 6:  Treasury Executive Minute dated 13 December 2007
(tabled by Senator Mary Jo Fisher, Senator for South Australia on Wednesday 4 June 2008)
(PDF 88KB)
Tabled document no. 7:  Summary slide from Informed Sources presentation
(tabled by Mr Graeme Samuel, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday 5 June 2008)
(PDF 125KB)
Tabled document no. 8:  Information regarding Informed Sources presentation and discussion on 31 March 2008, dated 1 April 2008
(tabled by Mr Graeme Samuel, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday 5 June 2008)
(PDF 81KB)
Tabled document no. 9:  Opening statement on ASIC's achievements against its six priorities (last 12 months)
(tabled by Mr Tony D'Aloisio, Chairman, Australian Securities and Investments Commission on Thursday 5 June 2008)
(PDF 303KB)
No letters of correction/clarification relating to the Treasury portfolio have been received by the committee.  

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