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Notice given 6 February 2006

1574  Senator Bishop: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—With reference to the Prohibited Substance Testing Program:

(1) How many random drug tests have been administered to Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel since 30 September 2005.

(2) Of those tested, what ranks were represented for each of the three services.

(3) (a) Which Defence sites have been targeted in the recent round of random drug testing; (b) how many personnel were tested at each site; (c) what was their rank; (d) what date and time where the tests conducted at each site; and (e) how many personnel at each site tested positive to a prohibited substance.

(4) How many ADF personnel are currently awaiting a determination of disciplinary action for substance abuse.

(5) In relation to the answer to question on notice no. 1221, paragraph (3): at each of the Defence sites listed what date and time was random drug testing conducted.