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Question Without Notice No. 1112 asked in the Legislative Council on 26 September 2019 by Hon Tjorn Sibma

Minister responding: Hon A. MacTiernan
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

PILBARA PORTS AUTHORITY — ODYSSEY MARINE

1112. Hon TJORN SIBMA to the Minister for Ports:

I refer to the minister's meeting with Maritime Union of Australia officials concerning the substance of legal advice the minister received from the State Solicitor's Office about contractual arrangements between the Pilbara Ports Authority and Odyssey Marine.

(1) When and where did this meeting with MUA officials occur?

(2) Which MUA officials attended?

(3) Who else attended the meeting?

Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:

I thank the member for the question. This is fast becoming the member's PFAS!

(1) The meeting occurred on 14 August 2019 at my ministerial office.

(2) The meeting was attended by the MUA deputy branch secretary and an MUA organiser.

(3) My chief of staff and ports policy adviser also attended the meeting.