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Wednesday, 1 April 1987
Page: 1677

(Question No. 1498)

Senator Archer asked the Minister representing the Special Minister of State, upon notice, on 13 November 1986:

(1) In the 1981 ABCI Establishment Agreement, which parties agreed to meet the cost of-

(a) the seconded State and Territory police officers;

(b) the normal establishment and operational costs; and

(c) the permanent administrative support staff.

(2) Has there been any change to the funding arrangements of the ABCI since the signing of the 1981 agreement.

Senator Tate —The answer to the honourable senator's question is as follows:

(1) (a) The Commonwealth, State and Northern Territory Governments; (b) the Commonwealth; and (c) the Commonwealth.

All Government appropriations are subject to annual budgetary processes.

(2) No.