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Monday, 19 October 2015
Page: 11754

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources: Advertising

(Question No. 1000)


Mr Conroy asked the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, in writing, on 17 August 2015:

What sum was spent by the Minister's department(s) on advertising and associated services in 2014-15, and what policy areas did this relate to.


Mr Joyce: The Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

A total of $143302 GST inclusive was spent on advertising by the department in the 2014-15 financial year. The advertisements were for the following programmes:

Programme

Total rounded to the nearest $

Drought Concessional Loans, Drought Recovery Concessional Loans and Farm Finance Concessional Loans*

78 000

Farm Finance Concessional Loans**

31 277

Recruitment

5 952

ABARES Outlook Conferences

11 079

New regulations for illegal logging

8 611

Science and Innovation Awards

8 383

*where possible the department advertised the schemes together.

**these advertisements were placed by the states and this amount was the department's contribution.