Department of the Legislative Assembly

Indigenous Policy - Advertising and Consultancies

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


19/07/2005

17. Indigenous Policy - Advertising and Consultancies

Ms Carney to MINISTER for Indigenous Affairs

QUESTION
Indigenous Policy - Advertising and Consultancies

1. How much was spent on behalf of Indigenous Policy on advertising/promotional activities/videos/DVDs/brochures and general printed matter in 2004/2005.
2. Please provide a month by month breakdown of spending and projects/programs that this spending was for.
3. Did any consultants employed during 2004/2005 undertake work specifically relating to the area of Indigenous Policy.
4. Who were the consultants.
5. What was the nature of each consultancy.
6. List the consultancies awarded by Certificate of Exemption.
7. In how many and in which consultancies were expressions of interest or tenders called before a person or body was engaged to carry out that promotion.
8. What was the total amount spent on behalf of Indigenous Policy on consultants during 2004/2005.
9. Detail how much each consultancy cost.

ANSWER


Answered on 06/02/2006


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1. The amount spent by Indigenous Policy on advertising/promotional activities/videos/DVDs/brochures and general printed matter in 04/05 was $24,300

2. Photography & supplies August 2004 $300
Publication of notice, film and processing September 2004 $1,200
Film and processing October 2004 $100
Film and processing November 2004 $550
Creditor’s accrual & film processing January 2005 $7,600
Processing to cd February 2005 $400
Purchase of Canon EOS digital camera March 2005 $3,000
Digital camera with printer and filter April 2005 $600
Design Layout ‘Overarching Agreement’ May 2005 $400
Photography at Fogg Dam, travel & filming June $7,000
Total $21,150

*The discrepancy between the actual amount spent and the amount detailed above is directly related to the publication “Common Ground.” These expenses have been outlined in the answer to Written Question 16.

3. Yes

4. The consultants were Francesca Merlan, Australian National University, IN2IT Consulting and James Cook University.

5. The nature of these consultancies were:
* Assessment report Wakay/Alywarr Report Land Claim
* Recovery costs for Wadeye Region as part of the Opportunity Cost Study
* Indigenous Policy Statement Chief Executives workshop
* Part 2 Baseline Profiles of Thamarrur

6. James Cook University – Professor Owen Stanley was the only suitable consultant for this project

7. IN2IT Consulting was selected from a panel which went to Public Tender.

8. The total amount spent on behalf of Indigenous Policy to consultants during the 04/05 period was $29,500

9. Total costs for each consultancy are as follows:

Francesca Merlan $4,000
Australian National University $1,500
IN2IT Consulting $4,000
James Cook University $20,000
Last updated: 04 Aug 2016