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Wednesday, 22 August 1984
Page: 181

(Question No. 760)


Senator Bolkus asked the Minister representing the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Tourism, upon notice, on 28 March 1984:

(1) What was the total value of sponsorship of cigarette and tobacco companies for international cricket last summer in Australia.

(2) Is it possible to estimate the cost of advertising equivalent to that received by tobacco companies sponsoring cricket; if so, what is the amount.


Senator Ryan —The Minister for Sport, Recreation and Tourism has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

(1) The total value of sponsorship provided by cigarette and tobacco companies for international cricket in Australia last summer is not publicly known.

(2) No.