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Thursday, 25 May 1989
Page: 2675


Senator WALTERS(12.33) —I understand that strong representations are being made by numerous groups in northern Tasmania in relation to the provision of the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) television service and that the potential audience is 110,000, including 11,000 migrants. Has the Department of Transport and Communications carried out any studies in northern Tasmania with a view to providing SBS television transmission in the area, and what would be the cost of such a service?