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Friday, 16 October 1970

Mr Daly asked the Minister for Immigration, upon notice:

(J)   How much of the expenditure of$2,600,000 for publicity for his Department for the year 1969-70 was spent on (a) radio; (b) television; (c) newspapers and (d) other media.

(2)   What amount was spent (a) in Australia and (b) abroad.

Mr Lynch - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   The total expenditure on publicity and information services incurred by the Department of Immigration (under Division 330/2.06) in 1969-70 was approximately $2,565,000.

This amount included the following:


The remaining $1,160,000 was spent on information services such as: Production and distribution of

Fact pamphletsin English and 17 other languages; production of films; general,. printing;, purchase of Australian publications for overseas distribution; articles and photographs.

(2)   The amount spent in Australia : was approximately $430,000 of which $280,000 was for material and services for overseas, with the remaining $150,000 for information servicesfor within Australia.

Direct expenditure overseas was $2,135,000.

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