Senate debates

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Questions on Notice

Qantas: Grounding of Fleet (Question No. 1913)

Photo of Eric AbetzEric Abetz (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations) Share this | | Hansard source

asked the Minister representing the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, in writing, on 25 June 2012 :

With reference to the grounding of the Qantas fleet in October 2011, was the Minister privy to the teleconference of ministers that determined the Government's action; if so, who else was on the teleconference.

Photo of Joe LudwigJoe Ludwig (Queensland, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) Share this | | Hansard source

The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

Yes. The issue of which other Minister's were involved has been dealt with in public statements by Minister Evans and Minister Albanese.