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Thursday, 16 August 2012
Page: 5638


Senator LUNDY (Australian Capital TerritoryMinister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Minister for Sport) (17:57): The best way to answer that is, again, by referring to the legislation, which says:

… if the Minister thinks that it is in the public interest …

That obviously provides for a broad scope of considerations for the minister in making those assessments.