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Question Without Notice No. 607 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 June 2020 by Hon Colin De Grussa

Minister responding: Hon S.M. Ellery
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

CORONAVIRUS — CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE SUPPORT PACKAGE

607. Hon COLIN de GRUSSA to the Minister for Education and Training:

I refer to the $24.5 million support package for the construction workforce announced on 23 April.

(1) How many applications have been received, and what is the total value of the one-off $2 000 payments to employers to maintain apprentices and trainees?

(2) How many applications have been approved, and what is the total dollar value of payments received by employers to date?

(3) How many applications have been received for monthly grants between $250 and $500, and what is the total value of applications received?

(4) How many applications have been approved, and what is the total dollar value of payments received by employers to date?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

I am not going to give the honourable member this answer because I think there are a few mistakes in it, so I apologise to him for that. I will give him the answer to this question tomorrow.