Department of the Legislative Assembly

Ministerial Travel Costs - 2006/2007

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


27/03/2008

274. Ministerial Travel Costs - 2006/2007

Mr Mills to Chief Minister for

QUESTION


What was the cost for -

(a) Ministerial Travel for each Minister, including the Chief Minister in the financial year 2006-07 and broken down by the individual cost of each trip;

(b) Ministerial Telephones, broken down by Minister for the financial year 2006-07; and

(c) the unsuccessful trip by Minister Scrymgour to Adelaide to attend the launch of the Garnaut Report on the 16th or 17th of February 2008.

ANSWER


Answered on 27/06/2008

INDIVIDUAL MINISTERS’ TRAVEL
as at 30 June 2007
(Excluding Community Cabinet Travel)

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Hon C Martin - $ 62,267

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel
Intrastate
24
$24,200
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including in relation to:

Alcohol Task Force
Tourism
NTCOSS

Launch of Nitmiluk commercial development plan
Opening of Yarralin Air Show and Kalkaringi store
Tiwi Islands football grand final
Freedom Day Festival
40th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk-off
Inspection of flood damage at Oenpelli
Katherine Show
BASSINTHEDUST
Masters Games
Interstate
8
$22,839
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including in relation to:

COAG
Major gas companies
To speak at the annual Fraser Lecture
Australian Investment
Council for Australian Federation

Overseas
2
$15,228
Travel to Sabah to attend the opening of Sabah International Expo
Travel to Japan to attend meetings and to promote gas expansion
Hon S Stirling - $ 94,060
CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel
Intrastate
51
$79,560
The majority of travel was to Darwin from the Minister’s home base in Gove to attend to Ministerial duties.

There were also trips to the Australian Primary Principles Association Conference and community visits.

Interstate
4
$14,500
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

MINCO
MCEETYA

Hon P Toyne – $13,059

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
6
$6,200
The majority of travel was to Darwin from the Minister’s home base in Alice Springs to attend to Ministerial duties.

Visits to:

Katherine Show
The Freedom Day Festival
40th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk-off

Interstate
3
$6,859
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Integrated Offender Management System
Corrective Services Ministers’ conference
Australia Health Ministers’ conference and the standing committee of Attorney-General Ministerial Council

Hon C Natt - $ 37,707

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
8
$8,472
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Cattlemen’s Association
Australian Pipeline Industry Assocoation
Association of Mining Exploration Companies
Ministerial Council on Energy
Daly River Management Advisory Committee
Batchelor Planning Day
To open the Ages Conference
Attend the signing of Indigenous land use and mining agreements

Interstate
3
$7,604
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Ministerial Council on Energy
Discussions with Federal Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry to discuss drought
2007 Association of Mining and Exploration Companies National Mining Congress

Overseas
2
$21,631
Travel to Sabah to attend the official opening of the Sabah Meat Training Centre and to officiate at the opening ceremony
Travel to China for Mining Congress 2006

Hon P Henderson - $ 51,347

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
18
$17,892
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

DEET round table
Regional Development Ministerial Council
Katherine Tourism AGM
Regional Economic Committee
Australian Indigenous tourism Conference

Visits to:

Central Australian Expo
Opening of Eva Valley School
Emu Point Homeland Learning Centre
Community schools
Attend launch of Clontarf Football Academy
Discover Australia Welcome function

Interstate
8
$17,393
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Australian Tourism Exchange
Ministerial Council for Vocational and Technical Education
Defence Support Hub
Canberra Summit
Australasian Police Ministers Council
National Economic Opportunities conference
Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council

Overseas
1
$16,062
Travel to Dubai, London and Berlin to attend the International Tourismo Borse

Mr E McAdam - $ 95,216

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
42
$66,062
The majority of travel was to Darwin from the Minister’s home base in Tennant Creek to attend to Ministerial duties.

Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Tangentyere Council
Signing of shared responsibility agreement
Alcohol Task Force
Local Govt Reform
Officially open the 2006 National Conference for Local Government Grants Commission
NT Cattlemen’s Association

Visits to:

Mahbilil festival
Katherine Show
Borroloola Mine inspection and consultation with community

Interstate
5
$29,154
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Ministerial Council meetings on Local Govt and Planning
Ministerial Council meeting for Corporate Services and Communications
Indigenous housing and Local Government Reform
Housing Ministers Conference

Hon D Lawrie - $ 47,632

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
12
$14,441
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Global Freight Connect
NT Council of Social Services

Visits to:

Camel Cup
Ghan derailment site
Road inspections
Opening of Traeger Park

Interstate
9
$25,713
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Status of Women
Community and Disability Services Conference
Port Corporation
Road Safety
Transport Council

Overseas
1
$7,478
Travel to Malaysia and Vietnam to promote Arafura Games

Hon K Vatskalis - $ 56,566

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
17
$16,961
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Economic Development Committee
Central Australian Expo
Mining forum
Desert Knowledge Symposium

Visits to:

Alice Springs Show
Mine inspection at Borroloola
Official opening of GBS Gold NT Operations
Tiwi Islands football grand final
Opening ceremony Masters Games
Openings of Alice Springs Business Innovation Centre

Interstate
6
$18,433
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Excellence in Upstream Energy conference
2006 Land warfare conference and exhibition
Defence issues
Illegal foreign fishing

Visits to:

Represent NTG at AFL grand final official function

Overseas
4
$21,172
Travel to Wellington for Ministerial Council meeting on Immigration and Multicultural affairs
Travel to Sabah to attend the Sabah International Expo
Travel to Singapore for the OSEA Conference
Travel to Singapore to host the Arafura Games Heads of Delegation Meeting

Hon C Burns – $43,448

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
21
$25,801
Visits to:

Signing of Aboriginal Framework in Alice Springs
Official opening of the Australian Crime Commission Indigenous Task Force office
Opening of the Warakurna Multifunctional Police facility
Opening of Stage 2 of National Remote Health Precinct
Freedom Day Festival
40th anniversary of Wave Hill walk-off
Katherine Health Familiarisation Tour
Opening of the Minjilang Health Centre

Interstate
6
$17,647
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Australasian Police Ministers’ Council
Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy
Health Ministers’ Summit
Meeting to discuss the Leaps Program
Licensing and Gaming

Visits to:

National Police Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Ms M Scrymgour - $ 41,741

CategoryNumber of TripsTotal CostPurpose of Travel

Intrastate
23
$10,848
Visits to:

Re-opening of Mararuni School
40 years Freedom day Festival
Maningrida Recovery Festival
Tour of Forestry operations at Maxwell Creek
Consultation on 99year leases
Tiwi Islands Graduation and workshop
92nd Bushfires Council meeting
Launch of the Araluen season
International Women’s Day functions

Interstate
4
$9,454
Trips to attend meetings and conferences including:

Summit in Sydney
ALP National Conference
Meet with the Australia Council and State & Federal counterparts

Visits to:

Represented NT at AFL Dreamtime at the G.

Overseas
1
$21,439
Travel to Paris to access nuclear power generation and waste storage facilities and to visit museums where business is being promoted with NT Artists
Last updated: 04 Aug 2016