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Notice given 15 December 2010

361  Senator Siewert: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs—With reference to automatic teller machine (ATM) and electronic funds transfer point of sale (EFTPOS) fees in remote community stores, can a list be provided of all Outback Stores in remote communities, detailing for each store:

(a) its location, community and owners/operators;

(b) what ATM and/or EFTPOS facilities are available;

(c) who is the ATM/EFTPOS service provider;

(d) what is the fee structure for: (i) balance inquiries, and (ii) withdrawals;

(e) what is the commercial relationship between the store’s operators and the service provider; and

(f) how much each store has made from ATM and EFTPOS transactions.