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Thursday, 10 May 2018
Page: 2842


Senator FIFIELD (VictoriaMinister for Communications, Minister for the Arts and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate) (10:55): I did canvass the question of $50 million with Senator O'Neill a little earlier and how that was arrived at in discussions with then Senator Xenophon. We reached the view that that was an appropriate quantum to be meaningful and that amount was agreed to by the government through its usual internal processes for such matters.