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Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Page: 165

Diplomats: Tour to Western Australia

(Question No. 1507)


Mr Conroy asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs, in writing, on 7 September 2015:

In respect of accommodation for the tour to Western Australia by Canberra-based diplomats in May 2014, (a) at which hotels did the touring party stay, (b) what category of room did the touring party occupy, (c) how many rooms were occupied at each hotel, and (d) what was the cost of accommodation (i) per room per night, and (ii) in total.


Ms Julie Bishop: The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(a) The members of the diplomatic corps participating in the visit managed the arrangements and covered the costs for their accommodation in Perth.

(b) As each of the members of the diplomatic corps participating in the visit managed the arrangements and costs of their own accommodation, the category of rooms that were occupied is unknown.

(c) As each of the members of the diplomatic corps participating in the visit managed the arrangements and costs of their own accommodation, the number of rooms that were occupied is unknown.

(d) As each of the members of the diplomatic corps participating in the visit managed the arrangements and costs of their own accommodation, the costs of the rooms that were occupied is unknown.