Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 29 August 1972
Page: 859

Mr Whitlam asked the Minister in Charge of Tourist Activities, upon notice:

(1)   When and where was the 14th annual conference of the Tourist Ministers' Council held.

(2)   What were the names and portfolios of the Ministers who attended.

(3)   What requests or suggestions were made for legislative or administrative action by (a) the Commonwealth (b) the Territories and (c) the States.

Mr Howson (CASEY, VICTORIA) (Minister for Environment, Aborigines and the Arts) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   The 14th annual conference of the Tourist Ministers' Council was held on 10-11 July 1972 at Kalgoorlic, Western Australia.

(2)   The Ministers who attended were:

The Hon. R. J. D. Hunt, M.H.R., Minister for the Interior, representing the A.C.T. and the Northern Territory and also representing Commonwealth interests on behalf of the Minister in Charge of Tourist Activities;

The Hon. V. O. Dickie, M.L.C., Minister of State Development and Minister for Tourism, Victoria;

The Hon. J. D. Herbert, M.L.A., Minister for Labour and Tourism, Queensland;

The Hon. D. A. Dunstan, Q.C., M.H.A., Premier, Treasurer and Minister of Development and Minies, South Australia;

The Hon. A. D. Taylor, M.L.A., Minister for Labour, Prices Control, Consumer Protection and Tourism, Western Australia;

The Hon. J. B. Poe. M.H.A., Ministerial Member for Trade and Industry and Minister for Tourism, Papua New Guinea.

(3)   Proceedings of the Tourist Ministers' Council are confidential; however, I am sending to the honourable member copies of press reports which were published in 'The Kalgoorlie Miner', at the time of the Conference.

Suggest corrections