Senate debates

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Questions without Notice

Department of Health

2:40 pm

Photo of Michaelia CashMichaelia Cash (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business) Share this | Hansard source

I have to say thank you to Senator McKenzie for some information in relation to the question. I do represent the Minister for Health. I have to say, for such a specific question, if you wanted an answer, you are entitled to provide notice or ask next week in estimates. Had you provided notice, I could have asked the minister and brought you a more comprehensive answer.

I'm now informed Australia's national sports plan, Sport 2030, outlines the need for a diverse sport industry with a wide range of activities to support more Australians to be more active. The report shows recreational hunting and sport shooting are regulated activities which engage individuals, clubs and communities across Australia. Recreational hunting and shooting can contribute physical, social, mental health and wellbeing benefits to participants. The activities have links and pathways to target shooting sports in Australia, which a number of members here participate in. Noting the government supports accessibility to— (Time expired)


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