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Tuesday, 23 September 1997
Page: 8270

(Question No. 2097)


Mr McClelland asked the Minister for Health and Family Services, upon notice, on

25 August 1997:

Has the Government reduced funding to the Australian Pensioners and Superannuants Federation; if so (a) what has been the extent of the reduction and (b) from what date will the reduction apply.


Dr Wooldridge —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Following a review of national secretariat funding under the Community Sector Support Scheme, the Government has decided that funding to the Australian Pensioners' and Superannuants' Federation under the Scheme will be discontinued.

(a) and (b) Funding to the AP&SF will cease on 30 September 1997.