Save Search

Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 28 November 2000
Page: 20025


Senator O'Brien asked the Minister representing the Minister for Transport and Regional Services, upon notice, on 24 August 2000:

(1) What grants or other payments were made to employer organisations by the department or any of its agencies in the 1997-98 financial year.

(2) In each case: (a) what was the purpose of the grant or other payment; (b) what was the actual value of the grant or other payment; and (c) was the grant or other payment made as a result of an application from the organisation.

(3) If the grant or other payment was made in response to an application from the organisation, in each case: (a) how was that application assessed; and (b) who approved the application.


Senator Ian Macdonald (Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government) —The Minister for Transport and Regional Services has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

Australian River Co. Limited

(1) Payments were made to: (i)Australian Shipowners Association, and (ii) Australian Chamber of Shipping.

(2) (a) (i) Annual subscription to the Australian Shipowners Association. (ii) Annual subscription to the Australian Chamber of Shipping.

(b) (i)$180,055. (ii) $16,250.

(c) (i) No. (ii) No.

(3) (i) Not applicable. (ii) Not applicable

Australian Maritime College

(1) A payment was made to the Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA).

(2) (a) Annual membership subscription.

(b) The payments cover calendar years. In 1997 the payment was $3,126 and in 1998 the payment was $3,115.

(c) No. The AMC was a member of the Australian Advanced Education Industrial Association which in 1990 merged with the Australian Universities Industrial Association to form the Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA). The AMC automatically became a member of the AHEIA.

(3) Not applicable.