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Tuesday, 20 September 2011
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Defence

(Question Nos 764, 765 and 766)


Senator Johnston asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, the Minister representing the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel and theMinister representing the Minister for Defence Materiel, upon notice, on 5 July 2011:

For the period 1 January to 30 June 2011, for each agency within the responsibility of the Minister/Parliamentary Secretary: (a) what communications programs were undertaken or were planned to be undertaken; and (b) what was the total spend in each communications program.


Senator Chris Evans: The Minister for Defence has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

(a) and (b) During the period 1 January to 30 June 2011, Defence undertook or planned to undertake the following communications programs. The expenditure for each communications program is listed.

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Army

Army Face book Advertising

$3600

 

Army Women's Forum

$10 801

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Defence Materiel Organisation

Advertising Campaign for Defence and Industry Conference and Trade Expo 2011

$45 000

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Defence Support Group

Defence Support Group Industry Consultation on 6 May 2011

$1 240

Defence Procurement Conference in Adelaide end June 2011

$16 000

Future Acquisition Strategy for Comprehensive Maintenance, Garrison Support and Base Services Industry Consultation cost

$45 000

Notification of use of Training Areas

$20 312 (ex GST)

Honours and Awards Newsletter

$9 348 (ex GST)

Pest Control Programs - advertising and signage

$791 (ex GST)

Robertson Barracks Electrical Reticulation Upgrade project (Advertisement for Community Consultation activities)     

$401 (ex GST)

ADFA Redevelopment project

(Advertisement for Community Consultation activities)

$810 (ex GST)

Point Cook Remediation Project

(Advertisement for Community Consultation activities)

$4 381 (ex GST)

Reinvestment in Australian Defence Force Specific Nutritional Capability at DSTO Scottsdale

(Advertisement for Community Consultation activities)

$284 (ex GST)

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Defence Support Group

Defence Site Fortuna in Bendigo

( Continued maintenance of Fortuna Property Disposal Project website)

$120 (ex GST)

Columboola Community Consultation

(WWII Columboola Chemical Munitions Destruction project communication program including newsletter production and distribution, community consultation meetings at Cameby, stall at Chinchilla Show, website maintenance and door knocking to local residents

$60 000 (ex GST)

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Australian International Airshow DSTO display

$47 229

Defence & Industry Conference DSTO display floor space rental

$9 500

Defence & Industry Conference display (estimated)

$53 883 (ex GST)

Science meets Parliament (sponsorship)

$5 000

Nutrition Symposium

$23 000

Fulbright scholarship announcement (booklet and event)

$2 000

2011 Aerospace Congress

$16 500

“Graduate Connections” Marketing

$9 973

“UniGrad” Marketing

$7 821

Career Fair Expenses

$10 603

Marketing Materials

$6 597

Uni Online Advertising

$1 280

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Intelligence and Security Group

Graduate Recruitment (including, career fairs, screening sessions, assessment centres, travel and accommodation)

$188 542

Sydney University Student Engagement Program    

$8 000

Information Technology Security Advisor Workshops  

$7 133

Communications Strategy Program    

$82 000

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program -

1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Office of the Secretary and Chief of Defence Force Group

 

Practitioner's Workshop in

$1 045

 

Australia-US Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty (DTCT) Stakeholder Consultation Program including Bilateral Treaty Outreach Exchange at the Society of International Affairs conference in the United States

$21 371

 

$34 927

 

Production of a range of publications, including the DECO General Information Flyer, the DECO Information Kit and DECO promotional items

$8 531

 

DECO advertisements in industry publications, such as the Australian Defence Magazine and the Australian and New Zealand Industry Defence Equipment and Capability Catalogue

$5 332

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

People Strategies and Policy Group

Navy brand and job specific advertising for Navy Officer and General Entry priority roles

$5 632 011

Army brand and job specific advertising for Army Officer and General Entry priority roles

$5 575 180

Air Force brand and job specific advertising for Air Force Officer and General Entry priority roles

$5 574 998

Advertising ADF Gap Year, ADFA Sponsored Undergraduate positions and Professional Graduate Health and Engineering positions

$1 182 233

Promotion of the AFL Army Award at the national and local levels

$438 678

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Chief Information Officer Group

The Chief Information Officer Group participated in the 2011 Defence & Industry Conference and Trade Exhibition.

$45 000

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Headquarters Joint Operations Command

Range Safety notices in Honiara newspapers in support of OP ANODE

$37 191

 

Group/ Service

Communications Program - 1 January to 30 June 2011

Total Spend ($)

Vice Chief of Defence Force Group

Cadet, Reserve and Employer Support Division conducted the Reserve and Employer Support Advertising Campaign

$678 798 (ex GST)

 

ADF Family Healthcare Trial

$1189.00