Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Questions on Notice
Employment and Workplace Relations (Question No. 1816)
asked the Minister representing the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, upon notice, on 19 April 2012:
Can a breakdown be provided of the cost of the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme Conference 2011.
The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations has provided the following answer to the honourable senator ' s question:
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations received funding under the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme (the Pilot) to conduct three conferences during the Pilot. The 2011 conference was the third and final conference convened during the Pilot.
A breakdown of the cost of the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme 2011 conference is contained in Table 1. The conference involved a training day for international officials and approved employers on Tuesday 2 August 2011 and a plenary conference from Wednesday 3 August to Friday 5 August 2011.
Table 1: Breakdown of the cost of the 2011 Pilot conference