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Thursday, 27 May 1993
Page: 1446

Senator FERGUSON (11.32 a.m.) —It may be premature to identify exact amounts, but surely it is not premature for the Government to give some guarantee that the transmissions costs, whatever they may be, which costs are going to be in addition to what the ABC currently spends if the NTA becomes a government business enterprise, are covered so that there would not effectively be any cut in the ABC's funding.