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Wednesday, 7 December 1983
Page: 3466

Question No. 648


Mr Lloyd asked the Special Minister of State, upon notice, on 20 October 1983:

What are (a) the names of (i) the 21 members of the National Media Liaison Service and (ii) the 12 members of the Ministerial Media Group, (b) their previous employment records and (c) their (A) salaries (B) travel and (C) other allowances.


Mr Beazley —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(a) (b) and (c) Details as at 15 November 1983 are listed in the following table:

Previous employment

Current

Immediately

salary

previous

Organisation

Name

Classification

range

position

or employer

$p.a.

(i) National Media Liaison Service

Central Office

Mr G. Scully *Head

42,137

Journalist

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Mr G. Sorby *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Journalist

News Corporation

Mr J. Ford *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Media Officer

Department of Transport

Ms P. Steele *Research Officer

18,388-24,490

Tutor/lecturer in political science

University of Melbourne

Ms R. Zibar Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Steno-secretary

Australian Institution of Aboriginal Studies

Ms E. Raffaele Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Assistant to Personal Secretary

Parliamentary Library

Mr V. S. Pham Clerical Assistant, Grade 4

14,852-15,478

Clerical Assistant

Government Information Unit

State Representation

Mr J. F. Shaw *Journalist, Grade A2 (New South Wales

31,926

Journalist

Staff of the Hon. Lionel Bowen, M.P.

Ms S. Brooke Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Secretary/typist

Government Information Unit

Mr I. Mackay *Journalist, Grade A2 (Victoria)

31,926

Consultant

Self-employed

Ms E. Lewis Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Assistant to National Secretary

Australian Post-Tel Institute

Mr C. Palmer *Journalist, Grade A2 (Queensland)

31,926

Journalist

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Ms B. M. Hatcher Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Secretary

National Broadcasting Commission (New Guinea)

Mr T. McEwan *Journalist, Grade A2 (South Australia)

31,926

Journalist

Self-employed

Ms M. Holder Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Secretary/typist

Government Information Unit

Mr N. Taylor *Journalist, Grade A2 (Western Australia)

31,926

Journalist

W. A. Newspapers Ltd

Mrs C. Dargie Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Secretary/typist

Government Information Unit

Mr P. Dwyer *Journalist, Grade A2 (Tasmania)

31,926

Journalist

The Australian

Ms M. A. Gore Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Secretary/typist

Government Information Unit

Mr R. Creswick *Journalist, Grade A1 (Northern Territory

28,745-29,830

Journalist

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Ms R. Smith Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Assistant to Public Relations Manager

Northern Territory Electricity Commission

Mr J. Stanaway *Journalist, Grade A1 (North Queensland)

28,745-29,830

Journalist

Mirror Newspaper (Brisbane)

(ii) Ministerial Media Group

Mr A. L. Ferguson *Director (Journalist, Grade A3)

34,044

Press Secretary

Staff of Senator the Hon. John Button

Mr D. O'Reilly *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Press Secretary

N.S.W. Minister for Sport

Mr R. Hill *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Press Attache

Australian Information Service

Mr D. Atkins *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Research Assistant

Staff of Senator N. Bolkus

Ms S. Fitzell *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Television Producer

Channel 10, Sydney

Mr J. Rankin *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Journalist

Self-employed

Mr B. Castellari *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Journalist

Department of Communications

Mr S. O'Connor *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Journalist

Courier Mail

Ms M. Scholfield *Journalist, Grade A2

31,926

Journalist

ATN Channel 7

Ms L. Hornsey *Journalist, Grade A1

28,745-29,830

Research Assistant

Staff of Senator J. Coates

Ms J. McDonald *Assistant Private Secretary

18,388-24,490

Media Officer

Australian Labor Party (Queensland)

Ms J. Millar Secretary/typist

14,675-17,168

Sub-editor

Financial Review

*Ministerial Staff allowance of $7,347 per annum, in addition to salary, is payable to occupants of these positions. Overtime is not payable.

Other Allowances-As at 15 November 1983-In accordance with Public Service Board Determination No. 10 of 1983, Mr Scully receives a temporary accommodation allowance which is currently $59 per week.

In accordance with Public Service Board Determination No. 10 of 1983, the Northern Territory Representative, Mr Creswick, and his Office Assistant, Ms Smith, receive an annual District Allowance, currently $1,700 and $920, respectively.

Travelling Allowance-As Head of the National Media Liaison Service, Mr Scully is paid travelling allowance at Public Service Second Division Officer rates when travelling on official duty. All other staff referred to above are paid travelling allowance at Public Service Third Division rates.

Current rates are: Second Division-Capital cities $96.00 per day; Elsewhere $66 .00 per day.

Third Division-Capital cities $73.20 per day; Elsewhere $55.10 per day.