Senate debates

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Questions on Notice

Royal Australian Navy (Question No. 2055)

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 completed training courses and became 'Perisher qualified' and eligible to command a submarine?

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:

During the period 1 January to 30 June 2012, one officer completed Perisher and became eligible to command a submarine.