Senate debates

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Questions on Notice

Royal Australian Navy (Question No. 2054)

Photo of David JohnstonDavid Johnston (WA, Liberal Party, Shadow Minister for Defence) Share this | | Hansard source

asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice, on 20 August 2012:

For the period 1 January to 30 June 2012, how many personnel fully completed training courses and became 'Dolphin qualified' and eligible to serve on submarines?

Photo of Bob CarrBob Carr (NSW, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Foreign Affairs) Share this | | Hansard source

The Minister for Defence has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

29 personnel completed training and became Collins submarine qualified during the period 1 January to 30 June 2012.