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Wednesday, 18 March 1987
Page: 1089

(Question No. 5111)


Mr Tim Fischer asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs, upon notice, on 20 February 1987:

What sum has been provided to Laos for all aid projects in each year since 1980.


Mr Hayden —The answer to the honourable member's question is provided in the attached table:

AID TO LAOS 1980-1987

Year Ended 30 June

($'000)

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

(Est)

BILATERAL AID

Projects ...

1367

790

966

1836

2696

3755

3790

5982

Training ...

. .

. .

12

2

. .

12

6

18

Food Aid ...

. .

. .

. .

. .

407

. .

. .

. .

Other (a) ...

6

5

6

7

6

49

115

29

SUB-TOTAL ...

1373

795

984

1845

3109

3816

3911

6029

MULTILATERAL AID

(where Australia's contributions to multilateral programs in Laos are identifiable)

. .

. .

. .

. .

. .

315

300

369

TOTAL ...

1373

795

984

1845

3109

4131

4211

6398

(a) includes Direct Assistance Program (formerly Head of Mission Discretionary Aid) and Emergency and Humanitarian Assistance (other than Food Aid).