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Wednesday, 16 June 2010
Page: 3570


Senator Cash asked the Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, upon notice, on 3 May 2010:

How many second-hand passenger sedans were imported into each state and territory for each of the following financial years: (a) 2000-01; (b) 2001-02; (c) 2002-03; (d) 2003-04; (e) 2004-05; (f) 2005-06; (g) 2006-07; (h) 2007-08; (i) 2008-09; and (j) 2009-10 to date.


Senator Conroy (Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy) —The Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has provided the following answer to the honourable senator’s question:

The following table shows the number of ‘cars’, which includes coupes, sedans, wagons, vans, SUVs, utes, minibuses and light commercial vehicles, granted import approval in each of the financial years beginning June 2000.

Vehicles Granted Import Approvals between the 2000-01 and 2009-10 Financial Years1 2

FY

State or Territory

NSW

Vic

Qld

WA

SA

Tas

NT

ACT

Other 3

Totals

2000-01

1230

1110

1340

520

350

40

40

90

120

4840

2001-02

1020

1130

1270

680

550

30

30

70

130

4910

2002-03

1250

1640

2370

1580

600

30

40

100

310

7920

2003-04

3560

3450

4970

3330

1230

60

40

150

300

17090

2004-05

5150

5520

6940

3720

1770

140

50

160

310

23760

2005-06

4190

4320

4710

2260

1070

90

10

80

200

16930

2006-07

3580

3740

4460

1910

940

60

10

70

470

15240

2007-08

4390

5150

5450

1820

1310

100

20

210

660

19110

2008-09

3050

3350

3480

1180

670

70

32

250

810

12892

2009-10

4650

3780

3290

831

750

50

20

120

450

13941

Totals

32070

33190

38280

17831

9240

670

292

1300

3760

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1 Source: Import Vehicle Application System; 21 May 2010

2 Numbers truncated at tens of vehicles

3 Applicant provided an overseas address or state/territory not listed in IVAS