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#estimates - Housing Policy

Scott Ludlam 23 Oct 2015

Thursday, 22 October 2015 COMMUNITY AFFAIRS LEGISLATION COMMITTEE

Senator LUDLAM: Senator McLucas may have already handled these questions in some detail. I am seeking some guidance from you as to whether under the shiny new Turnbull government we could expect any change in housing policy or implementation or resourcing or funding or anything at all.

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#estimates - the National Radioactive Waste Management Project

Scott Ludlam 23 Oct 2015

Thursday, 22 October 2015 ECONOMICS LEGISLATION COMMITTEE

Senator LUDLAM: I have a couple of questions that go to the National Radioactive Waste Management Project that was initiated by Minister Macfarlane. He no longer holds the relevant portfolio, so I am just checking on the big picture before I go to a couple of detailed questions. Are there any major changes of direction to be expected under the new minister, or is it steady as she goes?

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Questions to the Minister for Communications on HD broadcasts

Question No. 1804 Senator Ludlam: asked the Minister for Communications on 30 January 2015:

With reference to High Definition (HD) in the Australian television industry:

(1). What proportion of Australian households does the Department of Communications estimate currently have a television capable of displaying HD (720p or 1080p) image quality.

(2). Is the Minister aware that:

(a) some estimates place the proportion of Australian households with an HD capable televisionas high as 77 percent;

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