Senator Bartlett (Queensland) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice, on 9 May 2007:
What is the total number of Australian Defence Force personnel who have been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001; and
Of these personnel, how many have been discharged as a result of physical and/or psychological conditions.
Senator Ellison (Western Australia—Minister for Human Services)—The Minister for Defence has provided the following answer to the honourable senator’s question:
(a) and (b) I refer the honourable senator to the answer provided by the Chief of the Defence Force at Senate Estimates on 31 May 2007, recorded in the proof Committee Hansard on page FAD&T 15.