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2 June 2011

413  MR OAKESHOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—Can she confirm that funding has been reduced or discontinued for regional cancer trials at 14 sites; if so, why, and where are the sites.

414  MR OAKESHOTT: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry—Has the meat industry recently been in negotiations with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service about the ongoing 60 per cent industry-40 per cent government funding partnership; if so, can he indicate whether it is a fact that the most recent position of Government is to place full cost-recovery on the industry; if so, what led to this change in policy.

416  MR OAKESHOTT: To ask the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities—Are the Wingham stables at Wingham Showground or the Taree stables at Taree Showground on the Commonwealth Heritage List, or any such list.

417  MR ROBERT: To ask the Minister for Defence—

(1) Can he indicate what caused a French Europcopter Tiger helicopter to crash in Afghanistan’s eastern district of Lateh Band, near Kabul on 5 February 2011.

(2) What (a) lessons were learnt from this crash, and (b) subsequent changes in procedures and training has the Australian Defence Force adopted to prevent a similar occurrence happening to one of Australia’s Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters.

MR ROBERT: To ask the Ministers listed below (questions Nos. 418 - 420)—In respect of irregular maritime arrivals detained at RAAF Base Sherger, does Defence monitor the (a) phone calls that detainees make, (b) websites that detainees visit, and (c) emails that detainees send; if so, does Defence keep a log of what is monitored; if so, have detainees visited pornographic websites, and/or websites considered to be violent in nature; if so, can he provide a list of those websites that are considered to be violent in nature.

418  MR ROBERT: To ask the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship.

419  MR ROBERT: To ask the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship.

420  MR ROBERT: To ask the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel.