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Notice given 9 May 2007

3194  Senator Bartlett: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—

(1) Have any flyovers and/or bombing runs been conducted over the Northern Territory by planes taking off from the United States of America base in Guam; if so, how many.

(2) Of the bombs that have been dropped over the Northern Territory: (a) are any of the bombs ‘bunker busting’ bombs; and (b) is tungsten or uranium a component of the bombs.

(3) Are cluster bombs a part of the Australian Defence Force inventory.

3195  Senator Bartlett: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—(a) What is the total number of Australian Defence Force personnel who have been deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001; and (b) of these personnel, how many have been discharged as a result of physical and/or psychological conditions.