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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 13 Hansard (7 December) . . Page.. 3843 ..

MR SMYTH: No, Mr Speaker. Ms Plovits ran Mr Berry through these figures and I made it quite clear when I continued on that we had rolled in other functions and in the figure of 43 were other functions, including things such as the dangerous goods unit.

Ms Carnell: I ask that all further questions be placed on the notice paper, Mr Speaker.

Marketing Expenditure

MS CARNELL: Mr Speaker, during question time on 21 October, Mr Wood asked two questions relating to information shown in the 1999 financial statements of the Chief Minister's Department. The first question was in regard to the department's marketing activities. The second was about departmental donations, sponsorships and contributions. I circulated the answers out of session - in fact, quite a while ago - but I now ask for leave to have the answers incorporated in Hansard.

Leave granted.

The answers read as follows:



Question Without Notice Taken on Notice

Mr Bill Wood MLA - asked the Chief Minister on 21 October 1999:

Mr Speaker, my question is to the Chief Minister. The Consolidated Accounts on the Chief Minister's Department Financial Statements indicate the expenditure last year of $1.594m on marketing. Given that $946,000 of that amount went to pay the failed Bruce Stadium marketing consortium, can you tell us the detail of the Department's marketing expenditure of the remaining $655,000.

Ms Carnell - The answer to the Member's question is as follows:


Expenditure on marketing activities for CMD was $654,795 in the last financial year. (refer to Attachment A).

Marketing covered a range of activities including direct marketing programs, printing, editorial supplements, advertising, international support activities, multimedia, promotional gifts and other miscellaneous marketing activities such as Magic Millions.

Marketing initiatives centred on:

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