Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 6 Hansard (13 June) . . Page.. 1617..
Mr Speaker (continuing):
Canberra's Lakes and Ponds and Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 155-Review of Part A-General Principles and Policies, dated 8 May 2001.
The public hearing of the Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Services on 11 and 18 May 2001 in relation to its inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 155, dated 8 and 16 May 2001.
Study trip-Report by Mr Berry MLA-Education and Training Conference-Sydney, NSW, 27 and 28 July 2000.
Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 25A-Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory Secretariat - Performance report for the March quarter 2000-2001.
Finance and Public Administration-Standing Committee
Report No 9-government response
MR SMYTH (Minister for Urban Services, Minister for Business, Tourism and the Arts and Minister for Police and Emergency Services) (3.33): Mr Speaker, on behalf of the Chief Minister and for the information of members, I present the following paper:
Finance and Public Administration-Standing Committee (incorporating the Public Accounts Committee)-Finance Committee Report No 9-Report on Chief Minister's Department Annual and Financial Reports 1999-2000, Department of Treasury and Infrastructure Annual and Financial Reports 1999-2000 and Legislative Assembly Secretariat Annual and Financial Reports 1999-2000 (presented 13 February 2001)-Government response, dated June 2001.
That the Assembly takes note of the paper.
Mr Speaker, I have not approached the opposition about it as it is a document of the Chief Minister, but I seek leave to have his tabling speech incorporated in Hansard.
The speech read as follows:
Mr Speaker, I have presented the Government Response to Report No.9 of the Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration on the 1999-2000 Annual and Financial Reports for the Chief Minister's Department, Department of Treasury and Infrastructure, and the Legislative Assembly Secretariat.
The Committee made twenty-three recommendations encompassing a number of issues including management of Government Business Enterprises and Territory Owned Corporations, the relationship between ACT Information Services and InTACT, review of the Financial Management Act 1996, business development related issues, and land development and land release issues.
The Government has supported the majority of the recommendations made in the Committee's Report.