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Tuesday, 4 May 1993
Page: 76

(Question No. 2540)


Senator O'Chee to ask the Minister representing the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, upon notice, on 21 January 1993:

  (1) What monies have been provided during the 1991-92 or 1992-93 financial year for the establishment of a women's crisis centre on Mornington Island.

  (2) Could itemised details of any money provided under (1) and, where money has been allocated for wages or salaries, the wages or salaries of each staff position, the period of employment and other relevant information, be provided.


Senator Collins —The Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

  (1) The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission has not provided any monies for this centre, either in 1991-92 or 1992-93.

  (2) Not applicable.

  Note: It is understood that the Queensland Department of Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs funds this centre.