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Notice given 4 August 2006

Senator Milne: To ask the Ministers listed below (Question Nos 2301-2302)—

(1) What are the quantities of Phosdrin insecticide supplied and sold in Tasmania since its registration.

(2) In what year did the commercial supply and sale of Phosdrin insecticide commence in Tasmania.

(3) What monitoring programs have been put in place regarding Phosdrin insecticide supplied and sold in Tasmania since its registration.

(4) What is the known off-label use of Phosdrin insecticide supplied and sold in Tasmania since its registration.

2302 Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

2303  Senator Milne: To ask the Minister for the Environment and Heritage—

(1) (a) How much of the 2005-06 Natural Resource Management (NRM) budget was allocated to projects; and (b) what were those projects.

(2) How much of the 2005-06 NRM budget was spent on administration.

(3) What was the budget for the 2005-06 Marine Species Recovery Protection (MSRP) Fund.

(4) (a) How much of the 2005-06 MSRP Fund was allocated to projects; and (b) what were those projects.

(5) How much of the 2005-06 MSRP Fund was spent on administration.

(6) Why has no budget for the MSRP Fund been put forward for the 2006-07 financial year.

(7) What are the criteria for the success of Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 listed species recovery plans.

(8) Are there any Act-listed species recovery plans that are not costed; if not, why not.

(9) Why are insufficient funds set aside to implement Act-listed species recovery plans.

(10) How many of the 56 NRM regions have fully costed NRM plans in place.

(11) Why does it take so long for the funding round to be announced each year for Act-listed species.

(12) Why does it take so long to process the applications and approve funding.