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Notice given 30 May 2008

Senator Minchin: To ask the Ministers listed below (Question Nos *441-*476)—Since 1 July 2006: (a) has the department or any agency in the Minister’s portfolio engaged: (i) CMAX Communications, (ii) Maximum Communications, (iii) Mr Christian Taubenschlag, (iv) Ms Tara Taubenschlag, or (v) any company operated by Mr Christian Taubenschlag or Ms Tara Taubenschlag; and (b) if so, in each case: (i) when was the engagement, (ii) what was the nature of the engagement, (iii) what was the value of the engagement, (iv) what was the term of the engagement, (v) was the engagement entered into after a competitive process; if not, why not, and (vi) did the Minister or any of his/her staff have a role in recommending this engagement.

*441 Minister representing the Prime Minister

*442 Minister representing the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations

*443 Minister representing the Minister for Social Inclusion

*444 Minister representing the Minister for Education

*445 Minister representing the Treasurer

*446 Minister for Climate Change and Water

*447 Minister representing the Minister for Trade

*448 Minister representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs

*449 Minister representing the Minister for Defence

*450 Minister representing the Minister for Health and Ageing

*451 Minister representing the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

*452 Minister representing the Minister for Finance and Deregulation

*453 Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

*454 Special Minister of State

*455 Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

*456 Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

*457 Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts

*458 Minister representing the Attorney-General

*459 Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

*460 Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

*461 Minister representing the Minister for Resources and Energy

*462 Minister representing the Minister for Tourism

 

 *463 Minister representing the Minister for Home Affairs

*464 Minister representing the Assistant Treasurer

*465 Minister representing the Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs

*466 Minister representing the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

*467 Minister representing the Minister for Housing

*468 Minister representing the Minister for the Status of Women

*469 Minister for Human Services

*470 Minister representing the Minister for Employment Participation ( transferred to the Minister representing the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations on 3 June 2008 )

*471 Minister representing the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel ( transferred to the Minister representing the Minister for Defence on 3 June 2008 )

*472 Minister representing the Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy

*473 Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

*474 Minister representing the Minister for Ageing ( transferred to the Minister representing the Minister for Health and Ageing on 2 June 2008 )

*475 Minister representing the Minister for Youth ( transferred to the Minister representing the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations on 3 June 2008 )

*476 Minister representing the Minister for Sport