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Thursday, 19 August 1993
Page: 453

(Question No. 73)


Senator Short asked the Minister for the Arts and Administrative Services, upon notice, on 5 May 1993:

  (1) What funding, grant or other form of payment, has the department and its agencies approved to trade unions since 1 July 1992, in each case, please provide details of: (a) the name of the trade union; (b) the purpose of the funding; and (c) under what program the funding was made.

  (2) Are there any proposals for further funding to trade unions; if so, please provide details on the amount, recipients and purpose of the funding.

  (3) Could these details be provided by 13 May 1993.


Senator McMullan —I have been advised that the answer to the honourable senator's question is as follows:

(1)

DEPARTMENT

  Payment—$800

  (a)Victorian Trades Hall Council Training Centre

  (b)To meet the cost of two Departmental officers attending a course on occupational health and safety

  (c)Departmental training

  Payment—$1,800

  (a)Trades and Labour Council of the ACT

  (b)To meet the cost of five Departmental Officers attending a course on occupational health and safety

  (c)Departmental training

  Payment—$400

  (a)United Trades and Labor Council, SA

  (b)To meet the cost of a Departmental Officer attending a course on occupational health and safety

  (c)Departmental training

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL

  Payment—$15,000

  (a)Labor Council of New South Wales

  (b)To Colleen Burke as the 1993 Writer-in-Community Grant recipient

  (c)Literature Board Sub-Program

  Payment—$8,000

  (a)Metals and Engineering Workers' Union, Vic

  (b)To Wayne Clough as the 1993 Writer-In-Community Grant recipient

  (c)Literature Board Sub-Program

  Payment—$12,000

  (a)Tasmanian Trades and Labor Council

  (b)To Bruce Roberts as the 1993 Writer-in-Community Grant recipient

  (c)Literature Board Sub-Program

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)Workers' Cultural Action Committee, NSW

  (b)To Barbara Brooks as the 1993 Writer-In-Community Grant recipient

  (c)Literature Board Sub-Program

  Payment—$6,500

  (a)Workers Cultural Action Committee, NSW

  (b)To Peter Hicks as the 1993 Writer-In-Community Grant recipient

  (e)Literature Board Sub-Program

  Payment—$9,500

  (a)United Trades and Labor Council, SA

  (b)Promotional publication on workers with disabilities

  (e)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$22,000

  (a)Victorian Trades Hall Council

  (b)Arts officer

  (e)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$25,700

  (a)Workers Cultural Action Committee

  (b)Annual program of arts activities

  (e)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$75,372

  (a)Australian Council of Trade Unions, National Headquarters

  (b)Artists' fees for small projects

  (e)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)Australian Nursing Federation, Vic

  (b)Textile project involving nurses working with AIDS patients

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$5,000

  (a)Australian Railways Union, SA

  (b)Exhibition and publication of railway workers photographic and writing project

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$4,000

  (a)Food Preservers' Union of Australia, Tas

  (b)Publication of Edgell/Birdseye writing project

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$35,000

  (a)NT Trades and Labor Council

  (b)Visual and performing arts projects, 1992-93

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)Tasmanian Trades and Labor Council

  (b)The billboard project

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$21,031

  (a)Tasmanian Trades and Labor Council

  (b)Arts officer

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)Trade Union Choir of SA

  (b)Video documentation of Red Specs show

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)Trade Union Labour Day Celebration Committee, Vic

  (b)Labour Day celebrations, Victoria

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$35,529

  (a)Trades and Labor Council of Qld

  (b)Community music/theatre production celebrating NESB (Non-English Speaking Background) workers in Queensland

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$19,000

  (a)Trades and Labor Council of Qld

  (b)Arts officer

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$17,559

  (a)Trades and Labor Council of WA

  (b)Annual program of arts activities

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$29,999

  (a)United Trades and Labor Council, SA

  (b)Oral history writing project

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$13,319

  (a)United Trades and Labor Council, SA

  (b)Arts workshop program

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$22,000

  (a)Victorian Trades Hall Council

  (b)Arts officer

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$15,610

  (a)Victorian Trades Hall Council

  (b)Trade Union arts officers—national networking

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$20,000

  (a)Workers Cultural Action Committee, NSW

  (b)Annual program of arts activities

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$11,600

  (a)Trades and Labor Council of WA

  (b)Community Environment Art and Design Grant for the redesign of Claisebook Depot

  (c)Community Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)Trades and Labor Council of WA

  (b)Cultural Conference of Indian Ocean Regional Trades Union Council, Perth

  (c)Strategic Development Unit Grants

  Payment—$12,000

  (a)NSW Teachers Federation

  (b)Trade Union and Poster Exhibition

  (c)Resource Development Unit Grants

AUSTRALIAN FILM COMMISSION

  Payment—$15,593

  (a)The Australian Writers' Guild (AWG)

  (b)"Breaking the Rules" craft weekend in March 1993—$8,256

  AWGIE Awards in July 1993—$5,000

  Screenwriters workshop WA September—$2,230

  Publications—$107

  (c)Industry and Cultural Development Program

  Payment—$600

  (a)Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

  (b)Advertisement in first issue of The Alliance (Nov/Dec 1992)

  (c)Marketing Program

(2)

DEPARTMENT

  Payment—$1,200

  (a)Victorian Trades Hall Council Training Centre

  (b)Safety officer training for 3 officers on occupational health and safety

  (c)Departmental training

AUSTRALIAN FILM FINANCE CORPORATION

  Payment—$10,000

  (a)The Australian Writers' Guild (AWG)

  (b)Sponsorship of the AWGIE Awards in July 1993

  (c)Industry sponsorship

(3)  It was not possible to extract the information in the time period required.