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Thursday, 31 May 1984
Page: 2213


Senator Sir JOHN CARRICK(11.30) —Will the Minister undertake before consideration of the Estimates is finished to provide an explanation as to why the notices have been given to the legal section and what the intention is? Is the section to be abolished and, if it is, what structure will be put in its place?


Senator Button —Yes.


Senator Sir JOHN CARRICK —Is it a fact that the existing legislation incorporating the new Australian Broadcasting Corporation did not provide specifically for a staff member to be on the Board of the Corporation? Is there a staff member on the Board?