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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2469 asked in the Legislative Council on 17 September 2019 by Hon Jacqui Boydell

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Housing; Veterans Issues; Youth; Asian Engagement
Minister responding: Hon P.C. Tinley
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

(1) I refer to the Minister’s visit to the Mining and Pastoral Region from 10 to 15 of September, and I ask:
(a) will the Minister please provide an unredacted copy of the Ministers itinerary and travel arrangements;
(b) will the Minister please provide all briefing notes and advice provided to the Minister in relation to meetings, functions and other commitments undertaken by the Minister; and
(c) who accompanied the Minister during the visit and at each meeting, function or other commitments undertaken by the Minister?
(2) On what date, at what time and by what means were the following local members of Parliament notified of the Minister’s visit:
(a) Hon Ken Baston MLC;
(b) Hon Robin Chapple MLC;
(c) Hon Robin Scott MLC;
(d) Hon Vince Catania MLA; and
(e) Hon Kyran O’Donnell MLA?

Answered on 22 October 2019

(1) (a)–(c) On 10 to 15 September 2019 the Minister engaged in the following

  • Tour of key infrastructure developments (Kununurra)
  • Meeting with Transitional Housing tenants
  • Asian Engagement Strategy Launch event hosted by the East Kimberley Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kununurra)
  • Tour of Ord River Irrigation Area
  • Meeting with Mirriuwung Gajerrong (MG) Corp
  • Visit to the Wyndham Port and Bastion
  • Dinner with Industry Stakeholders (Kununurra)
  • Met with East Kimberley Marketing Group
  • Briefing with Kimberley Development Commission
  • Met with Nyambu Buru Yawuru
  • Kimberley Regional Launch of Asian Engagement Strategy (Broome)
  • Dinner with Industry Stakeholders (Broome)
  • Meeting at Nirrumbuk
  • Tour of town based reserves Nillir Irbankjin and Mallinbgar
  • Meeting with Broome Aboriginal Short Stay staff
  • Mystery Road film set tour
  • Broome Port briefing and tour
  • Meeting with Broome Shire President, Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Shire President and Regional Manager, Department of Communities
  • Meeting with Pearl and Aquaculture Industry representatives

       The Minister was accompanied by staff from his Ministerial Office as well as staff from the Kimberley Development Commission.

 (2) (a)         Email sent on 6 September 2019 at 3.43pm

      (b)         Email sent on 6 September 2019 at 3.44pm

      (c)         Email sent on 6 September 2019 at 3.44pm

      (d)–(e)   Not notified – no meetings in Members electorates.