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Notice given 9 July 2012

1956  Senator Abetz: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship—

(1) Do people smugglers offering conveyance to Australia market their services in source countries and countries other than Indonesia; if so, can a list be provided of: (a) those countries; and (b) the locales within those countries where such marketing operations take place, together with an indication of the scale of those operations.

(2) Does the department have a number or estimate for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 financial years of the number of Irregular Maritime Arrivals [IMAs] arriving via Indonesia who: (a) make contact or contract with people smuggling operations prior to arriving in Indonesia; and (b) have a 30 day visa from Indonesia.

1959  Senator Bushby: To ask the Minister representing the Treasurer—With reference to the Government’s Low Income Superannuation Contribution initiative which commences on 1 July 2012 with initial payments being made in the 2013-14 financial year (as reflected in the 2010-11 Budget papers): Can the department clarify why an expense is recorded under the 2012-13 financial year in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2012-13 - Budget related paper no. 1.19 - Treasury portfolio (Table 2.22: Program 1.21 expenses, page 214), while the budget records an expense in 2013-14.