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Tuesday, 6 June 1989
Page: 3496

(Question No. 970)


Senator Colston asked the Minister representing the Minister for Primary Industries and Energy, upon notice, on 5 May 1989:

(a) Does the Department have a 008 number which may be used by Gold Coast residents who wish to contact officers of the Department in Brisbane;

(b) if so, is this number listed in the Gold Coast telephone directory;

(c) if not, will the number be listed in future editions of the Gold Coast telephone directory and what is the number.


Senator Cook —The Minister for Primary Industries and Energy has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

(a) No.

(b) No.

(c) No, because the Department already operates a small office on the Gold Coast. The telephone number is (075) 503988 and it is listed in the Commonwealth Government-Regional Offices section of the Gold Coast District telephone book.