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Notice given 5 December 2008

*1167  Senator Brandis: To ask the Minister representing the Attorney-General—With reference to the department’s annual report for 2007-08:

(1) Why did the department report an operating loss of $11.7 million in the 2007-08 financial year.

(2) Why did employee expenses for the department rise from 2007 to 2008.

(3) Why did the total expenses for the department rise from 2007 to 2008.

(4) Given that the department’s annual report states that the write-down and impairment of assets for the 2007-08 financial year was $4.737 million: (a) which assets were written down; and (b) why were these assets written down.