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Notice given 23 June 2011

707  Senator Abetz: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship—In regard to the Pontville Detention Centre:

(1) What is the cost of security for the facility per day.

(2) What has been the total cost for the facility to date.

(3) How long is the facility expected to operate for, and specifically:

(a) on what date will the facility open for business as a detention centre; and

(b) on what date will the facility close as a detention centre.

(4) What is the estimated cost of security for the facility over the term of operation as a detention centre.

(5) What is the cost of running large flood lights and hut lights at the facility which are left on all night.

712  Senator Johnston: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—In regard to the DLA Piper Review of Allegations of Sexual and Other Abuse (and related matters) in Defence:

(1) How many people lodged a complaint before 17 June 2011.

(2) What immediate feedback/reply was provided to each of these complainants.

(3) Did the feedback/reply include an immediate verbal response to these complainants, many of whom could be described as being highly traumatised in having the courage to bring to the attention of authorities their ordeals; if not, why not.

(4) To date, how many people have lodged a complaint since the 17 June 2011 deadline.

(5) How many staff have been assigned to look through these complaints both at DLA Piper and within the department.

(6) Who in the department is overseeing this review, and what is their role.

(7) What is the expected cost of this review.