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Question Without Notice No. 17 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 May 2017 by Hon Brian Ellis

Minister responding: Hon M. McGowan
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN OVERSEAS TRADE OFFICES
      17. Hon BRIAN ELLIS to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade:
With respect to Western Australian trade offices located overseas —
      (1) Will the Labor government retain all the current trade offices at their current staffing levels; and, if not, which will be closed or downgraded?
      (2) Will these trade offices continue with their current functions; and, if not, which offices will have changed functions and what will these functions comprise?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The Department of State Development advises —
      (1)–(2) All Western Australian public sector functions are under review, including trade offices located overseas.