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Thursday, 13 August 2009
Page: 4954


Senator Ronaldson asked the Special Minister of State, upon notice, on 10 June 2009:

(1)   Can a table be provided listing, for all ministers and parliamentary secretaries, the make, model and year of each vehicle they have chosen as their current private-plated vehicle for their home base.

(2)   Can a table be provided listing, for all ministers and parliamentary secretaries, the make, model and year of each vehicle they have chosen in lieu of COMCAR for Canberra.

(3)   Can a list be provided of all ministers and parliamentary secretaries that have elected to take a section 5.11 payout in lieu of a private-plated vehicle.


Senator Ludwig (Special Minister of State and Cabinet Secretary) —The answer to the honourable senator’s questions is as follows:

(1)   A table listing current home based private-plated vehicles including make, model and compliance date for all Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries is attached (Attachment A).

(2)   Canberra cars for Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries are provided by their home departments. The Department of Finance and Deregulation only holds the information relating to its Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries. Questions relating to other Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries Canberra cars would need to be directed to the home departments of the relevant Ministers.

Name

Make

Model

Type description

Compliance Plate Date

Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig

TOYOTA

Prius II Hybrid

Hatch

1/11/2007

The Hon Lindsay Tanner MP

HOLDEN

VE Berlina

3.6 V6 Sedan

1/07/2007

The Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Presara

V6 Sedan

1/09/2008

(3)   One Minister, the Hon Kate Ellis MP, has elected to take a section 5.11 payout in lieu of a private-plated vehicle. No Parliamentary Secretary has elected this option.

Attachment A

Make

Model

Type description

Compliance Plate Date

Minister PPVs as at 10 June 2009

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP

FORD

FG Falcon XR6

Sedan 4.0P 6spd

01/10/2008

Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

FORD

SY Territory TS

Wagon AWD 4.0P

01/07/2008

The Hon Chris Bowen MP

FORD

SY Territory

TX RWD Wagon

01/02/2007

The Hon Tony Burke MP

FORD

SY Territory

TX RWD Wagon

01/05/2007

Senator the Hon Kim Carr

FORD

BF F’mont Ghia

6Spd Sedan II

01/02/2008

The Hon Greg Combet AM MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais

Wagon 3.6P V6

01/07/2008

Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy

FORD

SY Territory TS

Wagon AWD 4.0P

01/10/2008

The Hon Simon Crean MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais-V

Sedan 3.6P V6

01/05/2008

The Hon Justine Elliot MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais-V

Wagon 3.6P V6

01/01/2009

Senator the Hon Christopher Evans

FORD

SY Territory TS

Wagon AWD 4.0P

01/04/2008

Senator the Hon John Faulkner

FORD

BF Falcon Mk3

Wagon 4.0P 4spd

01/06/2008

The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Presara

V6 Sedan

01/02/2006

The Hon Peter Garrett AM MP

HOLDEN

VE Berlina

V6 D/Fuel Sed

01/08/2007

The Hon Julia Gillard MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Sportivo

V6 ZR6 Sedan

01/01/2009

The Hon Alan Griffin MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Sportivo

V6 SX6 Sedan

01/01/2009

Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig

FORD

SY Territory TX

Wagon AWD 4.0P

01/06/2008

The Hon Jenny Macklin MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais-V

Wagon 3.6P V6

01/09/2008

The Hon Robert McClelland MP

FORD

SY Territory

TX AWD Wagon

01/07/2007

The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Presara

V6 Sedan

01/09/2008

The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Presara

V6 Sedan

01/04/2009

The Hon Nicola Roxon MP

TOYOTA

Camry Ateva

2.4L Sedan

01/10/2008

The Hon Kevin Rudd MP

TOYOTA

Prius II Hybrid

I/Tech Hatch

01/03/2007

Senator the Hon Nick Sherry

FORD

SY Territory

TX AWD Wagon

01/08/2007

The Hon Stephen Smith MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais-V

Wagon 3.6P V6

01/01/2009

The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

TOYOTA

VDJ200 L’Cruisr

GXL 4.5TD Wagon

01/10/2008

The Hon Wayne Swan MP

FORD

SY T’tory Ghia

Wagon 2WD 4.0P

01/08/2008

The Hon Lindsay Tanner MP

FORD

SY Territory TS

Wagon 2WD 4.0P

01/02/2009

Senator the Hon Penny Wong

TOYOTA

Prius II Hybrid

Hatch

01/03/2008

Parliamentary Secretary PPVs as at 10 June 2009

The Hon Mark Butler MP

HOLDEN

VE Omega

Sedan 3.6P V6

01/06/2008

The Hon Anthony Byrne MP

FORD

FG Falcon G6ET

Sedan 4.0T 6spd

01/03/2009

The Hon Jason Clare MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais

Sedan 3.6P V6

01/04/2008

The Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Presara

V6 Sedan

01/11/2007

The Hon Laurie Ferguson MP

FORD

BF F’mont Ghia

6Spd Sedan II

01/07/2007

The Hon Gary Gray AO MP

FORD

SY Territory

TX RWD Wagon

01/05/2007

The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP

FORD

SY Territory

TS AWD Wagon

01/02/2008

The Hon Duncan Kerr SC MP

TOYOTA

Prius II Hybrid

Hatch

01/08/2008

The Hon Richard Marles MP

FORD

SY Territory

TS RWD Wagon

01/12/2007

The Hon Maxine McKew MP

TOYOTA

Prius II Hybrid

Hatch

01/03/2008

The Hon Bob McMullan MP

HOLDEN

VE Calais-V

Sedan 3.6P V6

01/06/2008

The Hon Bill Shorten MP

TOYOTA

Aurion Presara

V6 Sedan

01/02/2008

Senator the Hon Ursula Stephens

HOLDEN

VE Calais-V

Sedan 3.6P V6

01/08/2008