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Monday, 29 August 1994
Page: 522

Senator SPINDLER (6.57 p.m.) —Could the minister explain to me what evidence he has that small companies which at the moment cannot generate sufficient export promotional expenditure to justify a grant at the $30,000 cut-off point are suddenly after five years going to be big enough to do it on their own, when at this stage they have to go into a consortium with four or five others to achieve the threshold requirements to get a grant?