Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard   

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 23 August 1983
Page: 110

Question No. 258

Mr Lloyd asked the Minister for Communications, upon notice, on 26 May 1983:

What consultation did the Government have with-

(a) Telecom Australia and

(b) the Australian Telecommunications Employees' Union, prior to its announcement on 19 May 1983 of the increase in the interest on Telecom's interest bearing capital.

Mr Duffy —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(a) Senior Telecom officials were involved in a study of the proposal.

(b) The views of the Australian Telecommunications Employees Association in relation to possible additional demands on Telecom by Government had been made known to me in earlier representations.