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Thursday, 27 April 1972
Page: 1409

Senator Douglas McClelland (NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, Aborigines and the Arts, upon notice:

(1)   For which Departments of the Commonwealth does the Commonwealth Advertising Division handle advertising arrangements.

(2)   What is the total amount involved in advertising by each of those Departments this financial year.

(3)   Which Commonwealth Departments and Commonwealth Instrumentalities handle their own advertising arrangements.

Senator GREENWOOD The Minister for the Environment, Aborigines and the Arts has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

(1)   All departments.

(2)   The departments have estimated their advertising expenditures during 1971-72 as follows:



(3)   The following Commonwealth Instrumentalities handle their own advertising arrangements:

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Australian Coastal Shipping Commission

Australian Tourist Commission

Commonwealth Banking Corporation

Commonwealth Railways

Commonwealth Serum Laboratories

Housing Loans Insurance Corporation

Overseas Telecommunications Commission

QANTAS Airways Ltd

Reserve Bank of Australia

Trans-Australia Airlines

The Commodity Boards

The Postmaster-General's Department and the Department of Trade and Industry deal direct with advertising agencies in connection with the preparation of material for advertising campaigns. The material is, however, placed with media through the Commonwealth Advertising Branch.

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