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Tuesday, 15 August 1989
Page: 66

(Question No. 972)


Senator Colston asked the Minister representing the Minister for Administrative Services, upon notice, on 4 May 1989:

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; if so, is this number listed in the Gold Coast telephone directory; if not, will the number be listed in future editions of the Gold Coast telephone directory and what is the number.


Senator Robert Ray —The Minister for Administrative Services has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

Only one area of the Administrative Services portfolio, the Australian Electoral Commission, has a 008 number which could be used by Gold Coast residents.

The number is not listed in the current Gold Coast telephone directory, but it is intended that it be listed in the 1989 edition of the directory. The number is (008) 11 2418.