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Tuesday, 4 December 1973
Page: 4274


Mr McLeay (BOOTHBY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) asked the Prime Minister, upon notice:

(1)   What is the system of payment for Parliamentary functions such as the Reception for the New Zealand Prime Minister held on 14 November 1973.

(2)   What was the cost of this function.

(3)   Was he personally responsible for any of the cost of this hospitality.


Mr Whitlam - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows: (1), (2) and (3) The New Zealand Prime Minister visited Australia at the invitation of the Australian Government and was its guest. The cost of the Reception held in his honour at Parliament House on 14 November was approximately $1,870 and was charged against the Government Hospitality Vote.

Service Vehicles: Accidents (Question No. 732)


Dr Klugman (PROSPECT, NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister for

Defence, upon notice:

(1)   How many (a) Army (b) Navy and (c) Air Force vehicles were involved in accidents in each of the years 1970, 1971, and 1972.

(2)   How many (a) civilians and (b) Service personnel were (i) injured and (ii) killed in these accidents.


Mr Barnard - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   The number of Service vehicles involved in accidents were as follows:

 

The Army figures include all accidents involving damage to vehicles including those occurring on field exercises.

 

Service Personnel: Accidents (Question No. 733)


Dr Klugman asked the Minister for

Defence, upon notice:

(1)   How many vehicles driven by (a) Army (b) Navy and (c) Air Force personnel but not owned by the Defence Forces were involved in accidents in each of the years 1970, 1971 and 1972.

(2)   How many (a) civilians and (b) Defence Force personnel were (i) injured and (ii) killed in these accidents.


Mr Barnard - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   (a) (b) and (c). The Services are not aware of all accidents involving private vehicles while driven by Service personnel. Such accidents are reported to the local police in accordance with local traffic laws.

(2)   (a) (i) and (ii). Statistics are not compiled by the Services.

 

The Navy figures include all injuries requiring medical treatment or out-patient care. The Army andRAAF systems of reporting exclude injuries involving minor treatment.

 







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