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Wednesday, 29 August 1973
Page: 599

Mr Riordan asked the Minister for Services and Property, upon notice:

(1)   How many persons between the ages of 18 and 20 years have enrolled on the electoral roll in each State to date.

(2)   What methods have been adopted to publicise the need for these persons to enrol.

(3)   How many persons aged between 18 and 20 years in each State and Territory are entitled to be enrolled.

(4)   How many persons are (a) enrolled and (b) eligible to be enrolled in (i) Australia, (ii) each State and Territory, (iii) each electoral division and (iv) each subdivision of each electoral division.

Mr Daly - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:



(2)   An advertising campaign to encourage enrolment has been conducted through metropolitan and country newspapers as well as through the radio medium.

(3)   and (4) See attached tables.







































































Mineral Sands (Question No. 553)

Mr SneddenAsked the Minister for Minerals and Energy, upon notice:

(1)   How many sand mining companies are operating in Australia.

(2)   What is the (a) nature and (b) location of each of these ventures.

(3)   What was the (a) quantity of sand and (b) acreage of land mined by each venture during each of the last 5 years.

(4)   What area of land in each mining venture has been reclaimed following mining, and what were the methods by which this was achieved.

Mr Connor (CUNNINGHAM, NEW SOUTH WALES) (Minister for Minerals and Energy) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   On the assumption that 'sand mining' refers to mineral sands operations the companies currently producing mineral sands in Australia are as follows:

Associated Minerals Consolidated Ltd, Qld N.S.W.

Dillingham Mining Co. of Australia Ltd, Qld N.S.W.

Rutile and Zircon Mines (Newcastle) Ltd, N.S.W.

Minerals Deposits Ltd, Qld N.S.W.

Consolidated Rutile Ltd, Qld.

Cudgen R. Z. Ltd, N.S.W.

Western Titanium N.L., W.A.

Cable (1956) Ltd, W.A.

Westralian Sands Ltd, W.A.

Western Mineral Sands Pty Ltd, W.A.

Queensland Titanium Mines Pty Ltd, Qld.

Kibuka Mines Pty Ltd, Tas.

Currumbin Minerals Pty Ltd, Qld.

Mineral Concentrates Pty Ltd, S.A. (2), (3) and (4) The supervision and control over mining operations are matters for the Mines Departments in each State. The detailed information sought in respect of each mining venture would be available in the individual State Mines Departments.

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