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16 February 2012

838  MR CROOK: To ask the Minister for Health—For the calendar years 2010 and 2011, what was the average Medicare benefit payment per capita in each federal electoral division.

MR FLETCHER: To ask the Ministers listed below (questions Nos. 839 - 840)—What work has the Government undertaken or commissioned into the financial challenges facing local government in Australia, and can the Minister indicate the extent to which the Government has given consideration to the creation of a municipal bond market in Australia.

839  MR FLETCHER: To ask the Treasurer.

840  MR FLETCHER: To ask the Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government.

MR BRIGGS: To ask the Ministers listed below (questions Nos. 841 - 870)— 

(1)  How many motor vehicles does the Minister’s department currently (a) own, and (b) lease.

(2) What is the breakdown of these vehicles by manufacturer and model.

(3) For (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, and (c) 2010-11, what was the total cost to the Minister’s department of all cars (i) owned, and (ii) leased, and what sum was spent on (iii) fuel, and (iv) maintenance.

841  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Prime Minister.

842  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Treasurer.

843  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research.

844  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy.

845  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government.

846  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for the Arts.

847  MR BRIGGS: To ask the acting Minister for Foreign Affairs.

848  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Defence.

849  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship.

850  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport.

851  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Attorney-General.

852  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

853  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Disability Reform.

854  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.

855  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Finance and Deregulation.

856  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth.

857  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Emergency Management.

858  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Treasurer.

859  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Homelessness.

860  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

861  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Resources and Energy.

862  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Tourism.

863  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Trade and Competitiveness.

864  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Industry and Innovation.

865  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

866  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Health.

867  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Treasurer.

868  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations.

869  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Social Inclusion.

870  MR BRIGGS: To ask the Minister for Health.

871   MR MORRISON : To ask the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship—In respect of his department’s discussion paper Simpler visas: Creating a simpler framework for temporary and permanent entry to Australia (June 2010), (a) what is the status of the review of Australia’s visa framework, (b) have any recommendations been made, or has further work been done or commissioned, as a result of the review, and (c) has a report been completed, if so, has it been made available to him, and will it be made public.

872   MR MORRISON : To ask the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship—

(1) In respect of the Electronic Travel Authority (E TA) system, (a) what total sum of revenue has been collected from ETAs, (b) what sum was generated in (i) 2008-09, (ii) 2009-10, and (iii) 2010-11, and (c) what sum is expected to be generated in (i) 2011-12, (ii) 2012-13, and (iii) 2013-14.

(2) In respec t of the contract for the ETA, (a) was a competitive tender process used, (b) what company was awarded the contract, for how long has it had the contract, when does the contract expire, and is the contract likely to be extended, and (c) will he provide a copy of the contract.

(3) What sum of the $20 service fee is retained by the company, and is this sum a set amount or a proportion of the $20 fee.