All Estimates

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Estimates: Indigenous Legal Services

28 Feb 2014

Senator Wright asks questions relating to Indigenous legal services during Estimates. 

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Estimates: DGR status for the Peacekeeping Memorial Project

27 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions about deductible gift recipient status for the Peacekeeping Memorial Project

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Estimates: Indigenous Representation at ANZAC Centenary Commemorations

27 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions about Indigenous representation at the ANZAC Centenary Commemorations during Senate Estimates

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Estimates: Retrospective Medical Discharge

27 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions about retrospective medical discharge during Senate Estimates.

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Estimates: CSIRO workplace bullying investigation

27 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions about the investigation into allegations of workplace bullying at CSIRO.

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Estimates: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (DFAT)

27 Feb 2014

Lee questions the department on the priorities for and cuts to the aid budget, human rights in Tibet, the withdrawal of funding support for Grenada's parliament and Australia's relationship with Sri Lanka.

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Estimates: Economics Legislation Committee (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission)

27 Feb 2014

Lee asks the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about investigations into free range egg production.

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Estimates: Economics Legislation Committee (Department of Industry)

27 Feb 2014

Lee asks about the current status of the National Skills Standards Council, about oversight and quality assurance of courses and registered training organisations.

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The financial and human costs of the Afghanistan war

26 Feb 2014

Scott Ludlam asks the hard questions of the money and lives lost in Afghanistan, and then the government is unable to discuss how many, if any, of the school's we've built have survived the Taliban's determination to take them down even as we build them.

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Answers back: Clean Energy Finance Corporation attracting substantial foreign investment

26 Feb 2014

"in syndicating some of these transactions, that we have had three totally new foreign financial corporations coming in to participate. They were out of China and Singapore. They felt a certain encouragement to enter because there was a government owned financier at the table."

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Senate Estimates: Will the commonwealth pursue the Agreement it has with WA on Point Peron it promised in a letter from 2000

26 Feb 2014

The 170-hectare parcel of land at Point Peron was transferred from the Commonwealth to the state of Western Australia on the condition that it was preserved as a reserve and used only for recreation and parklands. Are you aware of that precinct? ....

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Answers back: 'Roads good for Mental Health'- PM

26 Feb 2014

Senator LUDLAM: "Senator Sinodinos, are you aware of that particular contribution to the debate: roads are good for mental health?" 

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Answers back: Heatwave deaths and city design an uncomfortable subject for government

26 Feb 2014

Government distances itself from research published in its own report, showing heatwave deaths to double or quadruple.

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Answers back: Will the Liberals deliver on their commitment to a National Liveability Index?

26 Feb 2014

During the election, Greg Hunt flagged that the Commonwealth would establish a national liveability index under which each city would get its own specific set of targets, annual reporting to commence from 2015.

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Answers back: Integrated Planning Commissions- 'not our responsibility' says Government

26 Feb 2014

During the election campaign Greg Hunt flagged the idea of establishing integrated planning commissions for each of our capital cities. Whatever happened to that thought bubble?

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Answers back: Federal Government likely to turn its back on Active Transport

26 Feb 2014

Does the active transport policy that the MCU developed for the former government continue in its present form? 

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Answers back: National Urban Policy has uncertain future under Abbott

26 Feb 2014

"The Government is currently working, in the budget context, to identify areas of duplication between the Commonwealth and States, and identify where the Commonwealth can best contribute on issues such as urban planning."

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Estimates: Development of the national curriculum

26 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions related to the Australian Curriculum in an Estimates hearing of the Education and Employment Legislation Committee.

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Estimates: National Mental Health Commission's review of mental health services

26 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions about the National Mental Health Commission's review of mental health services. 

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Estimates: DGR status for schools

26 Feb 2014

Senator Wright asks questions relating to deductible gift recipient status and its availability to government schools. 

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Estimates: independent public schools and schools funding

26 Feb 2014

Senator Wright asks questions about how the Education Minister's plan for independent public schools will work.

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Estimates: Support for adult survivors of childhood trauma

26 Feb 2014

Senator Penny Wright asks questions about gaps in the mental health system, particularly with regard to adult survivors of childhood trauma. 

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Estimates: Education and Employment Legislation Committee (Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency)

26 Feb 2014

Lee asks the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency about reviews of its work, university funding arrangements and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Estimates: Education and Employment Legislation Committee (Australian Research Council)

26 Feb 2014

Lee asks the Australian Research Council about the impact of Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ratings and the Australian Research Council funding model.

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Estimates: More questions on the fight to save Point Peron

25 Feb 2014

Why does Colin Barnett want to dishonour an Agreement his predecessor signed with the Prime Minister to preserve Point Peron as a people's park and recreation reserve forever? Why does Colin Barnett hate the environment so much and the 8000 people who have put their name to protecting this place forever?

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