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QUESTIONS IN WRITING

 

On the first sitting day of each fortnight, a complete Notice Paper is published containing all unanswered questions. On subsequent days, only new questions for the sitting are included in the Notice Paper. The full text of all unanswered questions is available at:

www.aph.gov.au/qiw

 

Questions unanswered

 

Nos 140, 154, 483, 488, 502, 545, 573, 616-617, 621, 680, 688-690, 695, 705-706, 717-720, 725, 729, 732, 734, 739, 742, 744, 747-748, 757-802.

 

27 May 2015

  *803    Ms MacTiernan : To ask the Minister for Agriculture—In respect of evidence from the Department of Agriculture to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee on Monday 25 May 2015, where the Department confirmed that bottles of serum were seized from Serana (WA) Pty Ltd in December 2014, and that testing was completed on some of these bottles soon after they were seized, (a) what tests were completed on the contents of those bottles, and (b) when did the tests on those bottles (i) commence, and (ii) conclude.

  *804    Ms MacTiernan : To ask the Minister for Agriculture—In respect of (a) evidence from the Department of Agriculture to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee on Monday 25 May 2015, where the Department advised that its investigation into Serana (WA) Pty Ltd is ongoing and that the cost of the investigation was $239,285 as at 30 April 2015, and (b) his answer to question in writing No. 498, in which he said the total cost of its investigation into Serana (WA) Pty Ltd was $237,435.83 as at 27 November 2014 (House Hansard , 9 February 2015, page 249), can he provide a cost breakdown of activities that his department has undertaken in the past six months in the course of this investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    D. R. Elder

                                                                                            Clerk of the House of Representatives