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Notice given 29 November 2006

2877  Senator Bishop: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—With reference to Table 5.7 on page 259 of the department’s annual report for 2005-06: (a) what was the categorisation of investigations undertaken by the Service Police in the 1222 cases on hand for the Army as at 30 June 2006; (b) what percentage in each category resulted in the offence being proven; and (c) what disciplinary measures resulted.

2884  Senator Bishop: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—

(1) How many Australian Defence Force personnel have served overseas in: (a) East Timor; (b) Afghanistan; (c) Iraq; and (d) the Solomon Islands.

(2) For each of those deployments: by percentage and disability category, how many personnel are now in receipt of, or have received, disability compensation; and of those: (a) how many are still serving; and (b) how many have been discharged as medically unfit.

(3) How many from each deployment are now in receipt of: (a) a totally and permanently incapacitated pension; or (b) incapacity pay as being unable to work.

(4) For all personnel who have served in the above deployments: (a) how many have entitlement to the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and the Military Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 1989 combined; and (b) how many have access only to the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2005 .