Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education portfolio

Budget Estimates 2013-14 (June 2013)

Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education portfolio

Responses to questions taken on notice at the Budget Estimates hearings are due by Friday 19 July - standing order 74(5) takes effect 30 days after this date.

Index to Questions on Notice - (PDF 533KB)

Answers to Questions on Notice will be published here as they are received.

Q No.

Senator

Division/Agency

Broad topic

Date answered

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BI-1

Bushby

ANSTO Cyclopharm court case

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 8KB) 

BI-2

Bushby

ANSTO

PETNET revenue

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 7KB) 

BI-3

Bushby

ANSTO Mo-99 marketplace

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 11KB) 

BI-4

Ludlam

ANSTO HIFAR

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-5

Ludlam

ANSTO Staff engagement survey

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 80KB) 

BI-6

Ludlam

ANSTO Current court cases

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-7

Ludlam

ANSTO External legal fees

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 9KB)

BI-8

Ludlam

ANSTO Deeds with 'gag orders'

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 77KB) 

BI-9

Ludlam

ANSTO Robert Blisset's qualifications

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-10

Ludlam

IP Australia CDDA claims

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-11

Colbeck

CSIRO Datadot share transaction

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 8KB) 

BI-12

Colbeck

CSIRO Mr Huw Morgan - Media Adviser

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 77KB) 

BI-13

Joyce

CSIRUO Chiswick station

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 81KB) 

BI-14

Nash

ASQA Audits - site visits

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 80KB)

BI-15

Nash

ASQA External auditors

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 77KB) 

BI-16

Cameron

ASQA Correspondence with Victoria TAFE

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 78KB) 
 Attachment (PDF 226KB)

BI-17

Cameron

ASQA

Audits

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 99KB)
 Attachment (PDF 220KB)

BI-18

Nash

Tertiary Quality and Student Support Independent Youth Allowance

 09/10/2013 

 (PDF 229KB) 

BI-19

Nash

Tertiary Quality and Student Support

Independent Youth Allowance

 09/10/2013 

 (PDF 245KB) 

BI-20

Mason

Higher Education

Impact of efficiency dividend on higher education

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education) 

BI-21

Mason

Higher Education

Impact of efficiency dividend on higher education

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education) 

BI-22

Rhiannon

Higher Education

Seek.com.au and Swinburne Online partnership

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-23

Rhiannon

Higher Education

Date of correspondence - Swinburne university

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-24

Cameron

VET Reform

Definition of 'medium' risk

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 170KB) 

BI-25

Cameron

VET Reform

TAFE and VET systems in regional areas

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 141KB) 

BI-26

Cameron

VET Reform

Funding for failed providers

 08/11/2013 

  (PDF 79KB)

BI-27

Cameron

VET Reform

Correspondence - reduced funding

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-28

Mason

AusIndustry CRC funding

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 7KB) 

BI-29

Colbeck

Corporate

Ministerial responsibilities

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 7KB) 

BI-30

Colbeck

SKA Project

SKA funding

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 211KB) 

BI-31

Colbeck

SKA Project

List of grant beneficiaries

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 166KB) 

BI-32

Colbeck

SKA Project

SKA expenditure and projects

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 136KB) 

BI-33

Colbeck

Corporate

Science Education Programs

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 92KB) 

BI-34

Ryan

Minister Combet ATS funding

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 7KB) 

BI-35

Cameron

Manufacturing

GM Government support

 08/11/2013

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-36

Ryan

Manufacturing

Automotive Transformation Scheme

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 11KB) 

BI-37

Ryan

AusIndustry

Green Car Innovation Fund

 08/11/2013

 (PDF 12KB) 

BI-38

Colbeck

Industry and Innovation

R&D Tax Incentive

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 86KB) 

BI-39

Urquhart

Manufacturing

Food manufacturing industry

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-40

Urquhart

Enterprise Connect

Reviews of Businesses

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 135KB) 

BI-41

Urquhart

Enterprise Connect

Reviews of Businesses

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 79KB) 

BI-42

Colbeck

Industry and Innovation

R&D Tax Incentive

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 8KB) 

BI-43

Colbeck

Industry and Innovation

Industry and Innovation Statement

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 79KB) 

BI-44

Colbeck

Manufacturing

Australian Industry Participation Authority

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB) 

BI-45

Birmingham

AusIndustry

Clean Technology Investment Programs

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 11KB) 

BI-46

Birmingham

AusIndustry

Clean Technology Investment Programs

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 9KB)
Attachment (PDF 202KB)

BI-47

McKenzie

Manufacturing

Industry assistance

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 276KB)

BI-48

McKenzie

Manufacturing

Industry assistance - Heinz

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 7KB)

BI-49

McKenzie

Manufacturing

Industry assistance - Rosella

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB)

BI-50

McKenzie

Manufacturing

Industry assistance - Windsor Farm

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB)

BI-51

McKenzie

Minister Combet

Meeting with SPC and AMWU

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 8KB) 

BI-52

Cameron

Manufacturing Australian Industry Participation

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 85KB) 

BI-53

Cameron

Manufacturing Australian Industry Participation

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 80KB) 

BI-54

Colbeck

Manufacturing Food plan

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-55

Ryan

Small Business Small Business Commissioner budget

 30/07/2013

 (PDF 57KB)

BI-56

Nash

ASQA Cost recovery

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 57KB) 

BI-57

Nash

Higher Education FEE-HELP

  

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-58

Bernardi

Higher Education HECS-HELP

  

  (answer will be provided by the Department of Education) 

BI-59

Boyce

AusIndustry Comet grant

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-60

Bushby

CSIRO Staff Welfare Incident Management Team

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-61

Bushby

CSIRO Harassment and bullying

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 78KB) 

BI-62

Bushby

CSIRO CSIRO Flagships - Hospitality

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 171KB) 

BI-63

Bushby

CSIRO

CSIRO - Credit cards

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 282KB)

BI-64

Bushby

CSIRO CSIRO - Phone calls

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 89KB) 

BI-65

Bushby

CSIRO Head of Food Future Flagship

 08/11/2013

 (PDF 72KB) 

BI-66

Bushby

CSIRO Performance bonuses

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 86KB) 

BI-67

Bushby

CSIRO Research Precincts and Centres

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-68

Bushby

CSIRO Industry and Innovation Statement

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB) 

BI-69

Bushby

CSIRO Restructure of Finance and HR functions

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB) 

BI-70

Bushby

CSIRO Appointment process of executive roles

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB) 

BI-71

Bushby

CSIRO Grievance matters

 08/11/2013

 (PDF 74KB)

BI-72

Bushby

SKA Project SKA Project

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 77KB)

BI-73

Bushby

Corporate Science Education Programs

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 72KB)

BI-74

Bushby

Science and Research Sponsorships 2011-12 and 2012-13

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB)

BI-75

Bushby

Science and Research Travel 2011-12 and 2012-13

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB)

BI-76

Bushby

Science and Research International conferences 20111-12 and 2012-3

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 71KB)

BI-77

Bushby

Industry and Innovation Research and Development

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 83KB)

BI-78

Bushby

Science and Research National Mathematic and Science Education and Industry Adviser

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB)

BI-79

Bushby

Science and Research National Mathematics and Science Education and Industry Adviser and the Chief Scientist

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB)

BI-80

Bushby

Manufacturing Local content rules

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 79KB) 

BI-81

Bushby

Industry and Innovation Industry and Innovation Precincts

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 91KB)

BI-82

Bushby

AusIndustry Clean Technology Programs

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 80KB) 

BI-83

Bushby

Industry and Innovation R&D Tax Incentive

 08/11/2013 

 (PDF 83KB) 

BI-84

Bushby

Corporate Addition of Climate Change to IISRTE

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 83KB) 

BI-85

Bushby

AusIndustry SAIIF Grant

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 80KB) 

BI-86

Bushby

Manufacturing Gas Reservation

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 82KB) 

BI-87

Bushby

Manufacturing New Car Plan for a Greener Future

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 251KB) 

BI-88

Bushby

Corporate Personal leave

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-89

Bushby

Corporate Organisational Capability Review

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 188KB)
Attachment (PDF 19KB)
 

BI-90

Bushby

Corporate International travel

 12/11/2013  

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-91

Bushby

Industry and Innovation Centre for Excellence in Public Sector Design

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 80KB) 

BI-92

Bushby

Manufacturing Solar Hot Water Rebate

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 73KB) 

BI-93

Bushby

Manufacturing Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-94

Bushby

Industry and Innovation Coordination Committee on Innovation

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 7KB) 

BI-95

Bushby

Science and Research The Conversation website

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-96

Bushby

Corporate Assistance to Industry

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 192KB) 

BI-97

Bushby

AusIndustry Commercialisation Australia

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 78KB) 

BI-98

Birmingham

AusIndustry Clean Technology Programs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 110KB) 

BI-99

Rhiannon

Higher Education Swinburne Online

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-100

Rhiannon

VET Reform VET

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 161KB) 

BI-101

Rhiannon

Higher Education Sydney University and Raytheon

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-102

Rhiannon

TEQSA TEQSA & two-tiered university system

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-103

Rhiannon

Higher Education FEE-HELP deficit

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-104

Rhiannon

ARC ARC & ERA inappropriate discipline coding

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-105

Rhiannon

Higher Education Batchelor Institute

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-106

Rhiannon

Tertiary Quality and Student Support Bridging courses into university

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-107

Rhiannon

VET Reform TAFE Queensland

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 164KB) 

BI-108

Rhiannon

Higher Education HECS-HELP cost clarity

 

 (answer will be provided by the Department of Education)  

BI-109

Colbeck

Manufacturing Food Plan

 08/11/2013  

 (PDF 78KB) 

BI-110

Bushby

Corporate Community Cabinet

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 93KB) 

BI-111

Bushby

eBusiness Internet

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 74KB) 

BI-112

Bushby

Corporate Staffing - recruitment

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 188KB)

BI-113

Bushby

Corporate Staffing - left the department

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 164KB) 

BI-114

Bushby

Corporate Staffing - reductions

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 139KB) 

BI-115

Bushby

Corporate Public Service efficiencies

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 90KB) 

BI-116

Bushby

Corporate Printed documents

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 135KB) 

BI-117

Bushby

Corporate Graduate recruitment

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 88KB) 

BI-118

Bushby

Corporate Graduate staffing

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 137KB) 

BI-119

Bushby

Corporate Government advertising

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 167KB) 

BI-120

Bushby

Corporate Hospitality and entertainment

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 330KB) 

BI-121

Bushby

Corporate Program launch costs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-122

Bushby

Corporate Freedom of Information

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 100KB) 

BI-123

Bushby

Corporate Reviews

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 170KB) 

BI-124

Bushby

Corporate Consultancies

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 249KB) 

BI-125

Bushby

Corporate Media monitoring

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 106KB) 

BI-126

Bushby

Corporate Social media

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 139KB) 

BI-127

Bushby

Corporate Staff amenities

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 126KB) 

BI-128

Bushby

Corporate Coffee machines

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 228KB)

BI-129

Bushby

Corporate

Contractors

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 87KB) 

BI-130

Bushby

Corporate Grants

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 104KB)

BI-131

Bushby

Corporate Commissioned reports

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 96KB)

BI-132

Bushby

Corporate Government payment of accounts

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 91KB)

BI-133

Bushby

Corporate Stationary requirements

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 86KB)

BI-134

Bushby

Corporate Media subscriptions

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 162KB)

BI-135

Bushby

Corporate Travel costs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 227KB) 

BI-136

Bushby

Corporate Legal costs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 133KB)

BI-137

Bushby

Corporate Education expenses

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 257KB) 

BI-138

Bushby

Corporate Executive coaching and leadership training

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 216KB) 

BI-139

Bushby

Corporate Media training

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 93KB) 

BI-140

Bushby

Corporate Paid parental leave

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 87KB)

BI-141

Bushby

Corporate Corporate cars

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 171KB)

BI-142

Bushby

Corporate Taxi costs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 84KB)

BI-143

Busby

Corporate Hire cars

 15/11/2013 

 (PDF 84KB)

BI-144

Bushby

Corporate Credit cards

 14/11/2013

 (PDF 139KB) 

BI-145

Bushby

Corporate Provision of equipment

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 198 KB)

BI-146

Bushby

Corporate Electricity purchasing

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 98KB)

BI-147

Bushby

Corporate Briefings for the Australian Greens and Independents

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF102KB)
 Attachment A (PDF 190KB)
 Attachment B (PDF 409KB)
 

BI-148

Bushby

Corporate Shredders

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 78KB)

BI-149

Bushby

Corporate Protective security policy framework

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 112KB)

BI-150

Bushby

Corporate Office locations

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 507KB)

BI-151

Bushby

Corporate Communications staff

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 142KB)

BI-152

Bushby

Corporate Management training programs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 81KB)

BI-153

Bushby

Corporate Design and design education programs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-154

Bushby

Corporate Meeting costs

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 73KB)

BI-155

Bushby

Corporate Board appointments

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 609KB)

BI-156

Bushby

Corporate Training for portfolio ministers and parliamentary secretaries

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 73KB) 

BI-157

Bushby

Corporate Alternative policy costings

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 73KB) 

BI-158

Bushby

Corporate Pre-election appointments

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 71KB) 

BI-159

Bushby

Corporate Staff employed by political parties

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 73KB) 

BI-160

Nash

ASQA Contract auditors

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 104KB) 

BI-161

Bushby

Corporate 2013-14 Budget Paper No.2

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 75KB) 

BI-162

Di Natale

Industry and Innovation NETS Review

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 76KB) 

BI-163

Colbeck

Industry and Innovation R&D Tax Concession

 14/11/2013 

 (PDF 90KB) 

For further information, contact:

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Senate Economics Legislation Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540
Fax: +61 2 6277 5719
Email: economics.sen@aph.gov.au

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