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Income Management - Site selection and Evaluation

Income Management - Community Affairs  - 01/06/2011 - Cont.

Senator SIEWERT:  That would be appreciated, thank you. Who is in charge of the evaluation? I know there is money set aside. I know there is $1.3 million set aside for the evaluation—

Ms Carroll:  DEEWR is in charge of the overarching evaluation. The money is being appropriated to them.

Ms Hefren-Webb:  An additional $2.4 million has been appropriated to FaHCSIA for specific evaluation of the income management.

Senator SIEWERT:  Is that separate to the—

Ms Carroll:  Yes.

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Income Management

Community Affairs - Income Management 01/06/2001 (cont)

Senator SIEWERT:  In terms of how much you have been allocated for your input into that—and I realise the bulk of it is being handled by DHS—what is your level of involvement from now on? They have now been identified and set up, so what level of involvement is FaHCSIA going to have on an ongoing basis?

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Income Management

Community Affairs - 1/6/2011
Senator SIEWERT:  Can we deal with income management here?

Ms Carroll:  Yes. The plan under this outcome is to deal with income management, and also to deal with problem gambling. I know there were some questions earlier about when we would get to problem gambling.

CHAIR:  We will start with income management and we will go with the flow. 

Senator SIEWERT:  Can I also clarify, will we deal with DSP changes in disabilities and carers tomorrow?
Ms Carroll:  Yes.

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Live Exports - Meat and Livestock Australia

RURAL AFFAIRS AND TRANSPORT LEGISLATION COMMITTEE   Estimates  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2011 Full Transcript

Meat and Livestock Australia

Senator SIEWERT:  I would like to ask about live cattle export. I will clarify some numbers firstly. In terms of the work that the industry is doing, we heard this afternoon—and I am sure you are aware of what we were talking about this afternoon—that the minister has written to the industry.

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Live Exports - Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

RURAL AFFAIRS AND TRANSPORT LEGISLATION COMMITTEE    Estimates   TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2011  Full Transcript

Senator SIEWERT:  You said that you are still sending off Mark 1 boxes, and we are talking about Mark 4 boxes. How many Mark 4s are you aware of that Indonesia is currently using?

Senator Ludwig:  We can take it on notice and then the MLA will be here later on this evening—

CHAIR:  They are likely to have an accurate estimate of it.

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