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Monday, 19 October 2015
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Department of Agriculture and Water Resources: Ministerial Hospitality

(Question No. 1463)


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

In respect of catering and hospitality by the Minister in 2014-15, (a) what total sum was spent, (b) for what functions was the catering and hospitality, (c) on what date(s) did each function occur, and at what location(s), and (d) for each function, what sum was spent on (i) meals, (ii) drinks, (iii) hospitality staff, and (iv) other costs.


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

The following table details official hospitality for the Minister for Agriculture for the 2014-15 financial year:

Date

Location

Purpose of Function

Venue hire & Catering

Meals

Drinks

Total Cost

19 July 2014

Sydney

Meeting of Australian and Japanese Agriculture ministers

$600.00

$0.00

$0.00

$600.00

21-22 August 2014

Darwin

Dinner and catering for the Agricultural Industry Advisory Council (AIAC) members prior to their third meeting.

$324.00

$1806.00

$912.00

$3042.00

30-31 October 2014

Sydney

Dinner and catering for the Agricultural Industry Advisory Council (AIAC) members prior to their fourth meeting.

$788.00

$1776.00

$1291.40

$3855.40

31 March -

1 April 2015

Devonport Tasmania

Dinner, catering and networking for the Agricultural Industry Advisory Council (AIAC) members prior to their fourth meeting.

$495.00

$1651.00

$1770.00

$3916.00

21-22 May 2015

Sydney

Agriculture Ministers' Forum (AGMIN) member's dinner prior to their meeting on

22 May 2015.

$676.50

$165.60

$79.20

$921.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

$2883.50

$5398.60

$4052.60

$12 334.70

Note: All figures are GST inclusive