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Notice given 5 February 2009

1274  Senator Milne: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts—With reference to the answer to question on notice no. 557 (Senate Hansard , 1 September 2008, p. 4 258), the Government indicated the Gunns Limited pulp mill assessment process ‘looked closely at impacts on the Commonwealth Marine Area, which incorporates all elements of the environment, including dolphins’:

(1) Exactly when, how and by whom was the ‘impact’ assessment (or such similar process) undertaken in relation to the impacts of the pulp mill on the bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops truncatus ) and any other dolphin species.

(2) What environmental aspects and impacts (actual and potential) were identified as part of the pulp mill assessment (or such similar process) in relation to the bottlenose dolphin and any other dolphin species.

 

 (3) Have any reports, studies, findings, recommendations (or such similar documentation) been produced in relation to the impact assessment (or such similar process) of the pulp mill on the bottlenose dolphin and any other dolphin species; if so: (a) can a copy of all such documentation be provided; and (b) if a copy of all such documentation cannot be provided, why not.

Senator Mason: To ask the Ministers listed below (Question Nos 1275-1282)—With reference to the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects within the Moncrieff electorate received funding from the department; (b) how much funding did each organisation or project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.

1275 Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

1276 Minister representing the Minister for Health and Ageing

1277 Minister for Climate Change and Water

1278 Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts

1279 Minister representing the Attorney-General

1280 Minister for Human Services

1281 Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

1282 Minister representing the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

1283  Senator Mason: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations—With reference to the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects within the Moncrieff electorate received funding from the department’s Employment and Workplace Relations Branch; (b) how much funding did each organisation or project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.

1284  Senator Mason: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Tourism—With reference to the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects within the Moncrieff electorate received funding from the department’s Tourism Branch; (b) how much funding did each organisation or project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.

1285  Senator Mason: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Education—With reference to the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects within the Moncrieff electorate received funding from the department’s Education Branch; (b) how much funding did each organisation or project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.

1286  Senator Mason: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Resources and Energy—With reference to the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects within the Moncrieff electorate received funding from the department’s Resources and Energy branches; (b) how much funding did each organisation or project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.

 

 1287  Senator Mason: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Trade—With reference to the Government’s funding of organisations and projects between 3 December 2007 and 20 January 2009: (a) which organisations and projects within the Moncrieff electorate received funding from the department’s Trade Branch; (b) how much funding did each organisation or project receive; and (c) for what purpose was each funding commitment made.