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Monday, 19 March 2012
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Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: Horticulture Industry Special Appropriation

(Question No. 878)

Mr John Cobb asked the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, in writing, on 27 February 2012:

In respect of the 2011-12 Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry in the Portfolio Budget Statements, Table 2.1, Outcome 1, Program 1.5: Horticulture Industry (page 25), what proportion of the $75,135,000 attributed to 'Special appropriations', is budgeted to be funded by (a) the Government, and (b) industry.

Mr Burke: The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

The special appropriation attributed to the Horticulture Industry Program 1.5 in the 2011-12 Portfolio Budget Statements is $75,135,000, of this $41,000,000 is Government funded and $34,135,000 is industry funded through the collection of levies.