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Notice given 3 July 2003

1599  Senator Bartlett: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment and Heritage—

(1) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of the death or injury of a member of a listed threatened species or listed ecological community in a Commonwealth area under section 199 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (‘the Act’). 

(2) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of an action that consists of, or involves, trading, taking, keeping or moving a member of a listed threatened species or listed ecological community in a Commonwealth area under section 199 of the Act.

(3) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of the death or injury of a member of a listed migratory species in a Commonwealth area under section 214 of the Act.

(4) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of an action that consists of, or involves, trading, taking, keeping or moving a member of a listed migratory species in a Commonwealth area under section 214 of the Act.

(5) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of the death, injury or taking of a cetacean in the Australian Whale Sanctuary under section 232 of the Act.

(6) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of the taking of an action that consists of treating a cetacean killed, injured or taken in contravention of section 229, 229A, 229B or 229C under section 232 of the Act.

(7) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of the death or injury of a member of a listed marine species in a Commonwealth area under section 256 of the Act.

(8) On how many occasions has the Secretary of Environment Australia been notified of an action that consists of, or involves, trading, taking, keeping or moving a member of a listed marine species in a Commonwealth area under section 256 of the Act.

1600  Senator Bartlett: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry—

(1) Has the Minister authorised the aerial baiting of pests using 1080 on Commonwealth land in Western Australia in the past 12 months; if so: (a) where was the aerial baiting conducted or where will it be conducted; and (b) when was the aerial baiting conducted or when will it be conducted.

(2) Has the aerial baiting program been referred to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 .

1601  Senator Evans: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—

(1) For each of the past three financial years as well as for the 2003-04 financial year: (a) what was, or is, the salary of the director of the department’s public relations unit; and (b) if the salary changed during this time, in what month and year was each salary increment paid and what did this bring.

(2) For each of the past three financial years as well as for the 2003-04 financial year: (a) what was, or is, the budget allocation for the department’s public relations unit; and (b) was any additional budgetary allocation made to the unit.