Funding of Study Tour by Yassmin Abdel-Magied
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From: Phillip Sweeney
Dear Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,
The documents I seek are documents that would disclose the cost of sending Yassmin Abdel-Magied on a study tour of Muslim countries.
Asked to explain the purpose, rationale and cost of the tour, DFAT said: “Yassmin Abdel-Magied visited a number of countries in the Middle East to promote Australia as an open, innovative, democratic and diverse nation. She met youth representatives, scientists, entrepreneurs, women’s groups and others.” ...
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Dear Mr Sweeney,
Thank you for your email dated 16 February 2017, requesting documents that would disclose the cost of sending Yassmin Abdel-Magied on a study tour of Muslim countries.
The cost was reported in Hansard on Thursday 16 February 2017 at $11,485. Please find attached for your reference a copy of the transcript.
DFAT FOI Team
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