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Wednesday, 22 August 1984
Page: 193

(Question No. 899)

Senator Teague asked the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, upon notice, on 10 May 1984:

(1) Which countries with communist governments have established airline, shipping or tourist bureaus or offices or representation in Australia.

(2) How many such bureaus or offices or representation are established for each country and where are these situated in Australia.

(3) How many staff from each of the respective countries not citizens of Australia, have been authorised to work in Australia in such bureaus, offices or representation.

Senator Grimes —The Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:






(non- Country

Location in

Australian represented

Number of offices/Name



Poland (Three)

1. Polish Ocean Lines Sydney


2. Polfracht Sydney


3. Lot Polish Airlines Sydney

1 Czechoslovakia (One)

1. Czech Airlines Sydney

1 Yugoslavia (Three)

1. Jat Airlines Sydney/Perth

and Melbourne


2. Centrotourist Melbourne

3. Jadransla Slobadna Plovidba (McArthur Shipping- Agent in Australia) Sydney

1 USSR (One)

1. Opal Maritime Sydney

3 China (Two)

1. Five Star Shipping Sydney


2. China Ocean Shipping Sydney