All Estimates

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Estimates: Is Woodside pollution on the Burrup appearing on the BOM radar?

24 Feb 2014

Is the BOM radar picking up industrial emissions so substantial they are appearing as rainfall on clear days. BOM said it's not uncommon for radars to pick up all kinds of pollutants in the air.

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Scott asked AG's about data retention...check out the answer

24 Feb 2014

After six months under an Abbott government the Attorney-General’s department has refused to reveal what, if any, work is being done on data retention in Australia.

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Senate Estimates: Rural and Region Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (Infrastructure and Regional Development)

24 Feb 2014

Lee questions the ARTC, a Federal government owned corporation, on why they are working with the NSW Minerals Council to oppose community concerns about coal dust in the Hunter Region.

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Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Attorney-General)

24 Feb 2014

Senator Rhiannon asks questions about Secrecy laws and the open government report.

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Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Attorney-General)

24 Feb 2014

Senator Rhiannon asks questions regarding the possible use of aid agencies in overseas intelligence gathering and whether ASIO is involved in enhancing corporate interests overseas.

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ASIO's inadvertent collection of third-party communications

23 Feb 2014

What's up with ASIO's inadvertent collection of third-party communications 

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Will the government rule out axing telephone access for all?

12 Feb 2014

Is it still anticipated that TUSMA would retain its independent status as the delivery mechanism for the USO in this brave new world that we are entering? What is this current government’s policy on the universal service obligation?

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What is the government policy on breaking up Telstra?

12 Feb 2014

"When Mr Turnbull took over from Senator Minchin as communications shadow spokesperson a couple of years back, Mr Turnbull changed the coalition's policy quite sharply—that Telstra should be structurally separated, that the wholesale and retail arms should be separated out."

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Will the NBN Co. be monopolistic under Abbott's government?

12 Feb 2014

"Is it your understanding that NBN Co. will retain the natural monopoly aspects that this parliament debated ad nauseam for a period of about two years, or are we going to see a period of infrastructure competition at the wholesale level?"

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The Housing Industry Association supports the axing of National Housing Supply Council.

12 Feb 2014

"Senator Sinodinos,... Are you aware from a government level of any stakeholders anywhere in the country who support that decision?"

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The Ranger 3 Mine has stockpiled 300 tons of uranium ore

06 Feb 2014

It is confirmed that approximately 300 tonnes (or 148 cubic metres) of ore-grade uranium is being stockpi;ed at Ranger mine.

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Government Ignores UN recommendation that we assess full costs of uranium mining

06 Feb 2014
What steps have been taken by the Commonwealth, or any agencies, or indeed your agency, to address the UN Secretary-General's September 2011 recommendation that Australia conduct an in-depth assessment of the net cost impact of mining fissionable materials—that is, uranium—on local communities and ecosystems?
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Stakeholder list developed for SKM project: Muckaty Nuclear Waste Dump

06 Feb 2014

Stakeholder list developed for SKM project: Muckaty Nuclear Waste Dump

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Burrup Industrial Emissions Mistaken as Rain

06 Feb 2014

Industrial emissions on the Burrup are being recorded as rain on the Bureau of Meteorology's weather radar. Why is this happening, and is is the department doing anything to follow this up?

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Senate Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Committee (AEC)

02 Dec 2013

Senator Rhiannon questions the Australian Electoral Commission on problems with our existing voting system.

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Senate Estimates: Environment and Communications Committee (Murray-Darling Basin Authority)

02 Dec 2013

Senator Rhiannon questions the committee on the National Partnership Agreement and the impact of mining on our ecosystems.

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Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (ASIO)

02 Dec 2013

Senator Rhiannon questions the Australian Secutiry and Intelligence Organisaion about their use of negative security assessments on asylum seekers, and review processes.

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Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (Australian Information Commissioner)

02 Dec 2013

Senator Rhiannon questions the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner on funding shortfalls and reform of Freedom Of Information laws.

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Senate Estimates: Economics Legislation Committee

02 Dec 2013

Senator Rhiannon questions the department on how fly-in, fly-out work practices affect local regional communities

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Senate Estimates: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

02 Dec 2013

Senator Rhiannon questions DFAT on aid, development, and potential redunancies at AusAID.

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