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Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Page: 862


Senator Humphries asked the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, upon notice, on 29 November 2010:

Since 14 September 2010, for each Minister and any Parliamentary Secretaries in their portfolio:

(1)   What has been the total amount spent on stationery and publications, including a breakdown of all spending.

(2)   What has been the total amount spent on printing ministerial letterhead.

(3)   What is the grams per square metre [GSM] of the ministerial letterhead.

(4)   Is the letterhead carbon neutral.


Senator Conroy (Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Digital Productivity) —The answer to the honourable senator’s question is as follows:

(1)   During the period 14 September 2010 - 29 November 2010, the following types of stationery were purchased and are shown below with their cost per unit at the time of purchase:

Paper products

Cost per unit (GST exclusive)

Envelopes DL

$0.075

Envelopes C4

$0.29

Envelopes C5

$0.27

‘With Compliment’ slips

$0.23

A4 Blank Paper 90GSM

$0.23

Business Cards

$0.66

Other stationery costs between 14/09/2010 - 29/11/2010 = $1017.38 (GST inclusive) During the period 14 September 2010 - 29 November 2010, the following amounts were spent on publications for my offices in Canberra and Melbourne:

MO Canberra

$299.40 (GST inclusive)

MO Melbourne

$802.46 (GST inclusive)

(2)   During the period 14 September 2010 - 29 November 2010, letterhead of the following types was purchased and is shown below with the cost per unit at the time of purchase.

Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy letterhead

$0.036 per unit (GST exclusive)

Office of Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy letterhead

$0.039 per unit (GST exclusive)

(3)   90 GSM.

(4)   No.