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RURAL AFFAIRS AND TRANSPORT LEGISLATION COMMITTEE  Estimates MONDAY, 23 MAY 2011  Full Transcript

Senator SIEWERT:  In your 2007-08 department annual report there was a project by Access Economics which was around developing—this is a BRS project, actually—an Excel model to estimate the potential environmental and economic impacts of various greenhouse gas mitigation strategies for Australian farmers. Has that report ever been tabled or released? 

Dr Ritman:  No.
Senator SIEWERT:  It has never been released? The report that was paid for was $53,900 and it was about estimating the potential environmental and economic impacts of various greenhouse gas mitigation strategies for Australian farmers. Has that report ever been made publicly available?
Dr O'Connell:  Just to clarify, was that a report that Access Economics passed—
Senator SIEWERT:  That Access Economics did for BRS.
Dr Ritman:  We might have to take that on notice. It has been a couple of years— 
Senator SIEWERT:  Could you take that on notice? If it has been released, tell me where it is available and, if it has not been released, why not, and will it be released?
Dr Ritman:  Yes.

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