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Friday, 11 October 1985
Page: 1111

(Question No. 402)


Senator Bolkus asked the Minister representing the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Environment, upon notice, on 21 August 1985:

What amount of Government money has been given by way of assistance to the journal Quadrant in each of the last 10 years


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

Commonwealth Government funds for literature are channelled through the Australia Council. The Literature Board of the Australia Council has made the following grants to Quadrant since 1975/76:

$

1975-76...

21,120

1976-77...

15,200

1977-78...

20,450

1978-79...

24,600

1979-80...

32,000

1980-81...

25,500

1981-82...

30,069

1982-83...

45,500

1983-84...

16,250

1984-85...

28,250