Senate Community Affairs Committee
ANSWERS TO ESTIMATES QUESTIONS ON NOTICE
HEALTH AND AGEING PORTFOLIO
Supplementary Budget Estimates 19 October 2011
OUTCOME 1: Population Health
Topic: LABELLING OF IRRADIATED FOOD
Hansard Page: CA50
The Queensland Greens have echoed today’s call by the Electrical Trades Union for a straight answer from Campbell Newman on his plans for the State’s publicly-owned assets.
The response of Fisheries Minister, Craig Wallace, to the preliminary report from Veterinary Scientist Dr Matt Landos on the health of barramundi caught in Gladstone Harbour is unsatisfactory and misses the point according to the Queensland Greens.
The Australian Greens have expressed grave concerns over the Malaysian Government's approval for a new rare earth refinery in Pahang.
West Australian Senator Scott Ludlam said many local residents, environment groups and other parties were still deeply troubled by the proposed refinery and the process by which it has been established.