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Budget supplementary estimates 2000 - 2001

    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

Outcomes 1 & 2

    Topic: Business Club Australia

Hansard page 89

Senator Cook asked:

    Is the estimated return from Austrade’s Olympics program based on impact from the entire program or just from Business Club Australia?

Answer:

    The estimated return of $1 billion dollars in new investment and export relates to the entire Austrade Olympic program including Business Club Australia.

Outcomes 1 & 2

    Topic: Business Club Australia

Hansard page 90

Senator Cook asked:

    How many and which other politicians, other than me, were invited to functions by Business Club Australia - state and federal?

Answer:

    Invitations to Business Club Australia events were issued on a decentralised basis by the body hosting each individual event. While Austrade hosted a number of Business Club Australia events, others were hosted by other federal agencies, state departments and major companies.

The list of politicians invited are set out below by hosting body.

The NSW Department of State and Regional Development invited:

    The Hon Sandra Nori MP

    The Hon Harry Woods MP

The Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs invited:

    The Hon Philip Ruddock MP

    Senator the Hon Kay Patterson

    The Department of Communications Information Technology and the Arts invited:

    The Hon John Howard MP

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    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

    All Premiers and Chief Ministers, Federal, State, Territory and Shadow Ministers

    holding portfolio responsibilities for IT, telecommunications or e-commerce.

    25 sitting Members and Senators were invited (10 Commonwealth, 15 State),

    and 1 former Member.

Shell Australia invited:

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

Team Australia (part of the Australian Tourist Commission) invited:

    Mrs Kate Carnell MLA

    The Minister for Trade invited:

     Senator Lyn Allison

     The Hon Richard Alston MP

     The Hon Michael Armitage MHA

     The Hon Ian Armstrong MLA

     The Hon Jim Bacon MHA

     The Hon Peter Beattie MP

    The Hon Bruce Baird MP

    Ms Julie Bishop MP

    The Hon Steve Bracks MP

    The Hon John Brumby MP

    Senator Paul Calvert

    The Hon Robert Carr MP

    Mrs Kerry Chikarovski MP

    The Hon Peter Costello MP

    The Hon Peter Costigan

    Senator the Hon Peter Cook

    The Hon Richard Court MLA

    The Hon Alexander Downer MP

    The Hon Michael Egan MLC

    The Hon Jim Elder MP

    Senator the Hon Chris Ellison

    The Hon John Fahey MP

    Senator Alan Ferguson

     Senator the Hon Brian Gibson

     The Hon Joan Hall MHA

     The Hon David Hawker MP

    Senator the Hon Robert Hill

     Mr Joe Hockey MP

    The Hon John Howard MP

     The Hon Jackie Kelly MP

     The Hon Dr David Kemp MP

     The Hon Daryl Manzie MLA

     The Hon Nick Minchin MP

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    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

     The Hon Judi Moylan MP

     The Hon Dr Denis Napthine MP

    he Rt Hon Dr Peter Nattrass T

    The Hon Sandra Nori MP

     Mr Peter Nugent MP

     The Hon John Olsen MHA

     Senator the Hon Kay Patterson

     Senator Marise Payne

     The Hon Geoff Prosser

     Senator Aden Ridgeway

     The Hon Philip Ruddock MP

     The Hon Bruce Scott

     Dr Andrew Southcott

     The Hon Andrew Thomson MP

     Senator the Hon Judith Troeth

     The Hon Warren Truss MP

     The Hon Wilson Tuckey MP

     Ms Danna Vale MP

Austrade invited:

    France event

    The Hon John Anderson MP

    The Hon Joe Hockey MP

    Senator the Hon Rod Kemp

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

    South Pacific event

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

    South East Asia event

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

    North East Asia event:

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

     Japan event

     The Hon Andrew Thomson MP

     The Hon Mark Vaile MP

     Korea event

     The Hon Mark Vaile MP

     China event

    Peter Nugent MP

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    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

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    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

The Hon Mark Vaile MP

     Vietnam (function held during Paralympic period)

    FederalAll 51 members of the Australia-Vietnam Parliamentary Group as listed

    Senator the Hon Eric Abetz The Hon Dick Adams MP

    Mr Anthony Albanese MP

    Senator Lyn Allison

    The Hon Neil Andrew MP

    Senator the Hon Nick Bolkus Senator Vicki Bourne

    The Hon Laurie Brereton MP The Hon Mal Brough MP

    Senator George Campbell Senator Grant Chapman

    Senator the Hon Peter Cook Senator Helen Coonan

    The Hon Janice Crosio MBE MP Senator Kay Denman

    Mrs Trish Draper MP

    The Hon Graham Edwards MP Senator Alan Eggleston

    Mrs Kay Elson MP

    Senator Chris Evans

    Mr Laurie Ferguson MP

    Mr Martin Ferguson AM MP Senator Michael Forshaw Senator Brian Greig

    Ms Jill Hall MP

    Mr Gary Hardgrave MP

    Mr Michael Hatton MP

    Mr David Hawker MP

    Senator the Hon Bill Heffernan Mr Colin Hollis MP

    Mrs Cheryl Kernot MP

    The Hon Michael Lee MP

    The Hon Lou Lieberman MP Senator Brett Mason

    Mr Allan Morris MP

    Mr Garry Nehl MP

    Mr Gavan O'Connor MP

    Senator Marise Payne

    Ms Tanya Plibersek MP

    Senator the Hon Margaret Reid Mr Bernard Ripoll MP

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    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

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Ms Nicola Roxon MP

    Mr Rod Sawford MP

    Senator the Hon Chris Schacht The Hon Peter Slipper MP

    The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

    Dr Andrew Southcott MP

    The Hon Sharman Stone MP

    The Hon Kathy Sullivan MP

    The Hon Dr Andrew Theophanous MP Ms Danna Vale MP

    State - Dr Meredith Burgmann (representing the NSW Premier)

    The Warren Centre invited:

    All NSW state politicians

    Australia Education International invited: The Hon John Aquilina MP (NSW) The Hon Colin Barnett MLA (WA) The Hon Malcolm Buckby MHA (SA) The Hon Mary Delahunty MP (VIC) The Hon Dr David Kemp MP

    The Hon Chris Lugg MLA (NT)

    Mr Bill Stefaniak MLA (ACT)

    The Hon Mr Mark Vaile MP

    The Hon Dean Wells MLA (QLD)

    The Hon Paula Wriedt MHA (TAS) The Hon Ms Trish Worth MP

    AIMEX invited:

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

    The Queensland Government invited: The Hon Peter Beattie MP

    The Hon David Hamill MP

    The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry invited:

    The Hon Laurie Ferguson MP

    Senator the Hon Judith Troeth The Hon Warren Truss MP

    The Hon Wilson Tuckey MP

    Australia Sport International Ltd invited: The Hon Jackie Kelly MP

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    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

The Department of Industry Science Resources /Invest Australia invited:

    Federal

    The Hon John Anderson MP

    The Hon Richard Alston MP

    Senator the Hon Peter Cook

    The Hon Peter Costello MP

    The Hon Alexander Downer MP

     The Hon John Fahey MP

    The Hon John Howard MP

    The Hon Nick Minchin MP

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

State/Territory

    The Hon Kerry Chikarovski (NSW)

    The Hon Stephen Dunham (NT)

    The Hon Michael Egan (NSW)

    The Hon Joan Hall (SA)

    The Hon Daryl Manzie (NT)

    The Hon George Souris (NSW)

Premiers

    The Hon Jim Bacon (TAS)

     The Hon Peter Beattie (QLD)

    The Hon Steve Bracks (VIC)

    The Hon Denis Burke (NT)

    The Hon Bob Carr (NSW)

    Mrs Kate Carnell MLA (ACT)

    The Hon Richard Court MLA (WA)

     The Hon John Olsen (SA)

    Westpac Specialised Finance Group invited:

     The Hon Ian Armstrong MP

    The Hon Keni Dakuidreketi

    Senator the Hon Brian Gibson

    Senator Kate Lundy

    Senator the Hon Judith Troeth

    The Hon Warren Truss MP

    The Hon Mark Vaile MP

    The Tasmanian Government invited:

    The Hon Jim Bacon MHA

    Mr Bob Cheek MHA

    The Australian Sports Commission invited:

    The Hon Peter Adamson MLA (NT)

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    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

    The Hon Kim Bacon, MLA (TAS)

    The Hon Kim Beazley MP

    The Hon Iain Evans MP (SA)

    The Hon John Fahey MP

    Senator The Hon John Faulkner

    The Hon R J Gibbs, MLA (QLD)

    The Hon John Howard MP

    The Hon Jackie Kelly MP

    Senator Kate Lundy

    The Hon Justin Madden MLC (VIC)

    Senator the Hon Nick Minchin

    The Hon Norman Moore MLC (WA)

    Mr Bill Stefaniak MLA (ACT)

    The Hon John Watkins MP (NSW)

    The Hon Andrew Thomson MP (NSW)

Environment Australia and the Environment Management Industry Association of

    Australia invited:

    Senator the Hon Nick Bolkus

    Senator the Hon Robert Hill

    Victor Perton MP (VIC)

    The Hon Sharman Stone

Outcomes 1 & 2

    Topic: Business Club Australia

Hansard page 91

Senator Ray asked:

    How many rooms at Brighton-le-Sands did Austrade book, what was the total cost and what

    was the occupancy rate for the 20 days?

Answer:

    Austrade booked one room at Brighton-Le-Sands. The total net cost was $9,161 (inclusive of

    GST). The occupancy rate was 50%; that is 10 nights.

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    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

Outcomes 1 & 2

    Topic: Business Club Australia

Hansard page 91

    Senator Ray asked:

    Would it be possible to have the VIP list of attendees at Business Club functions tabled?

Answer:

    The VIP list of attendees at Business Club Australia functions is attached.

    BUSINESS CLUB AUSTRALIA

    POLITICIANS (STATE AND FEDERAL) AND VIPs WHO VISITED BUSINESS CLUB OVER THE PERIOD OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Federal Parliamentarians

Allison, Senator Lyn

    Alston, Senator the Hon Richard

    Bishop, Ms Julie, Member for Curtin, (Trade Minister’s lunch 29 September)

    Cook, Senator the Hon Peter, (briefing on 24 September and Trade Minister’s lunch on

    29 September 2000)

    Downer, The Hon Alexander, Minister for Foreign Affairs, (briefing on 26 September 2000) Ellison, Senator the Hon Chris

    Fahey, The Hon John, (Invest Australia dinner on 24 September 2000) Gibson, Senator the Hon Brian, (networking session and Trade Minister’s lunch on 22 September 2000)

    Hawker, The Hon David, Member for Wannon, (Hong Kong dinner 17 September) Hill, Senator the Hon Robert

    Hockey, The Hon Joe, Minister for Finance Services & Regulation Howard, The Hon John, Prime Minister, (Invest Australia dinner on 24 September 2000) Kelly, The Hon Jackie, Minister for Sport and Tourism

    Kemp, The Hon David, Minister for Education, Training & Youth Affairs, (networking session 19 September 2000)

    Nugent, Mr Peter, Member for Aston, (Trade Minister’s lunch 22 September)

    Scott, The Hon Bruce, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence

    Troeth, Senator the Hon Judith, (Westpac dinner on 25 September) Truss, The Hon Warren, (Westpac dinner on 25 September and networking session 28 September 2000)

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    Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

Tuckey, The Hon Wilson, (networking session 21 September 2000)

    Vaile, The Hon Mark, Minister for Trade, (numerous events and meetings) Vale, Mrs Danna, Member for Hughes, (Trade Minister’s lunch 29 September)

State Parliamentarians

    Armstrong, The Hon Ian, NSW Shadow Minister for Regional Infrastructure & Development and Regional Planning & Decentralisation, (Westpac dinner, 25 September) Bacon, Mr Jim, Premier and Minister for State Development, Tasmania Beattie, The Hon Peter, Premier of Queensland

    Egan, Mr Michael, NSW Treasurer and Minister for State Development, (Invest Australia dinner 24 September)

    Nori, The Hon Sandra, NSW Minister for Small Business & Minister for Tourism Ruddock, The Hon Philip MP, Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Other VIPs

    Anderson, Mr Paul, Managing Director & CEO, BHP Company Limited, (Invest Australia dinner, 24 September)

    Appleby, Ms Lois, Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, (networking session 18 September) Asano, Mr Ken, President & Chief Executive Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation Australia, (Trade Minister’s lunch 15 September 2000)

    Atkinson AO, Ms Sallyanne, Deputy Mayor, Olympic Village, (Trade Minister’s lunch 22 September 2000)

    Batchelor, Mr Paul, CEO, AMP Ltd, (Trade Minister’s lunch 29 September)

    Boultbee AM, Mr John, Director, Australian Institute of Sport

    Brownhill, The Hon David, Chairman, Australia Wine & Brandy Corp, (Trade Minister’s lunches 15, 22 and 29 September 2000)

    Cam, Mr Nguyen Manh, Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Vietnam, (Trade Minister’s lunch 15 September 2000)

    Castellaneta, H E Mr Giovanni, Italian Ambassador, (networking session 21 September) Chan, Mr I H, Vice President Samsung, (Invest Australia dinner 24 September) Chan, The Hon Mrs Anson, Chief Secretary, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, (Trade Minister’s lunch 15 September and Hong Kong dinner 17 September 2000)

    Cong, H E Mr Vu Hi, Ambassador to Australia, Republic of Vietnam, (Trade Minister’s lunch

    15 September 2000)

    Constantinescu, Mr Emil, President of Romania, (meeting with Mr Vaile 25 September 2000) Copps, The Hon Shield, Minister for Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, (networking session 18 Sept) Courtis, Mr Kenneth S, Chairman, Asia, Goldman Sachs, (Invest Australia dinner, 24 September)

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    ANSWER TO QUESTION ON NOTICE

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Budget supplementary estimates 2000-200123 November 2000

Cox AO, Professor Philip, National Design Director, The Cox Group

    Cunningham, Mr Glen, Executive General Manager, Southcorp Ltd, (Invest Australia dinner 24 September)

    Deripaska, Mr Oleg, President Sibersky Aluminium (Russia), (meeting with Mr Vaile on 18 September 2000

    Donges, Mr Ian, President, National Farmers Federation, (Westpac dinner 25 September) Duncan, Mr Peter, Chairman and CEO, Shell Company of Australia

    Durrant, Mr Anthony, Managing Director, Warburg Dillon Read New York, (Invest

    Australia dinner, 24 September)

    Dutch Ambassador to Australia

    Faulkner, Mr John, Managing Director, Leighton Asia, (Trade Minister’s lunch 29 September)

    Fournier, H E Mr Jean, Canadian High Commissioner, (networking session 18 September) Glavany, Mr Jean, Minister for Agriculture, France, (meeting with Mr Vaile 20 September) Glindemann, Mr Bob, MD Commercial, Shell Company of Australia

    Hale, Mr David D, Global Chief Economist, Zurich Financial Services, (Invest Australia dinner, 24 September)

    Harris, The Hon Katherine, Secretary of State for Florida, (Trade Minister’s lunch 15 September 2000)

    Harris, The Hon Mike, Premier of Ontario, Canada, (networking session 18 September 2000) Hashem, Mr, Iranian Vice President, (meeting with Mr Vaile 28 September 2000) Hawke, The Hon Bob, (Hong Kong dinner 17 September 2000)

    Hayashi, Mr Yoshimasa, State Minister of Finance of Japan, (Invest Australia dinner, 24 September)

    Henry, Mr Paul, Principal, HOK Sport

    Hollway, Mr Sandy, CEO, SOCOG

    HRH the Prince of Orange

    Jorritsma, Mr, Dutch Minister, (meeting with Mr Vaile 25 September 2000) Jorritsma, Mrs Annemarie, Netherlands Vice Premier & Minister of Economic Affairs Kitani, Mr, Managing Director, Panasonic Australia, (meeting with Mr Vaile 1 October 2000) Kucan, Mr Milan, President of Slovenia, (meeting with Mr Vaile 17 September 2000) Lagos, Dr Panos, Senior Project Manager, The Hellenic Centre for Investment Athens,

    (networking session 28 September and Trade Minister’s lunch 29 September)

    Lam, Mr Woon-kwong, Secretary for Home Affairs, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Trade Minister’s lunch 15 September 2000)

    Liu, Mr Qui, Mayor of Beijing and Chairman of Beijing 2008 Olympic Committee, (Trade Minister’s lunch 15 September 2000)

    Magugu, H E Zolile, South African High Commissioner, (networking session 25 September) Matsushita, Mr, Honourable Vice Chairman, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co, (meeting with Mr Vaile 1 October 2000 and speaker at Japan networking session breakfast 15 September)

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