Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document


Previous Fragment    Next Fragment

Notice given 16 December 2003

2446  Senator Carr: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources—

(1) Has the Minister, his office or his department been approached during the past 3 months by shale oil company, Southern Pacific Petroleum (SPP) for financial support; if so: (a) what was the nature and value of the support requested; (b) what was the Government’s response; and (c) what reasons were provided for the Government’s decision.

(2) Has the Minister, his office or his department been approached by Mr Jeff Sandefer, his representatives or the receivers recently appointed by him to SPP; if so, what was the nature of the approach.