Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Questions on Notice
Defence: Air Travel (Question No. 1543)
asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice, on 8 February 2012:
For the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011, or if more convenient for data purposes the 2010-11 financial year, what flights were taken by departmental staff between:
(a) Townsville and Canberra; and
(b) Canberra and Townsville, including details on whether they were direct or indirect flights.
The Minister for Defence has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:
For the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011, Defence travelled between:
(a) Townsville and Canberra – on 2112 trips; consisting of 323 trips direct and 1789 indirect.
(b) Canberra and Townsville – on 2267 trips; consisting of 291 trips direct and 1976 indirect.