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Monday, 10 November 2008
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Senator Minchin asked the Special Minister of State, upon notice, on 27 August 2008:

(1)   What are the department’s guidelines on the purchasing of carbon offsets for air travel.

(2)   In 2008, how many flights undertaken by departmental officials were carbon offsets purchased, and of these, how many were purchased for: (a) business class fares; and (b) economy class fares.

(3)   In the 2007-08 financial year, what was the additional cost to the department of purchasing carbon offsets for travel.


Senator Faulkner (Special Minister of State and Cabinet Secretary) —The answer to the honourable senator’s question is as follows:

(1)   -(3) Please refer to the answers provided in response to question No. 591 to the Minister representing the Minister for Finance and Deregulation.