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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 4 Hansard (1 April) . . Page.. 1627..


(2) If so, could details be made available; if not, when will it be determined.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) No.

(2) The revitalisation incentives to apply in City West will be considered by government shortly in the context of the City West Master Plan.

Housing-tenure

(Question No 1307)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice:

(1) What progress has been made to date on the Government's promise to review its policy of guaranteeing security of tenure for public housing tenants paying full market rent;

(2) What methods is the Government adopting to undertake this review.

Mr Wood: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) I have previously announced that a review will take place to provide me with advice on the nature and impact of market renters in ACT public housing.


I have requested that this review be conducted by the Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services (DHCS).

(2) The review will be conducted by a Steering Committee of DHCS, Department of Treasury and Chief Minister's Department officers in consultation with my Housing Advisory Committee.

Disabled persons-employment

(Question No 1308)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice:

What is the Government doing to assist people into employment who are long-term unemployed with a mild disability and who require rehabilitation and have a mental disadvantage in some way, for example schizophrenia.

Mr Wood: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

A Whole-of-Government Disability Employment Framework for the ACTPS is in the process of being developed and will be linked to the Access to ACT Government Strategy. This is a joint CMD-DHCS project. Thies Framework seeks to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities within the ACT Public Service, including people with mild disabilities and mental illness.


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