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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 5 Hansard (14 May) . . Page.. 2019..


Public Place Names Act-Public Place Names (Watson) Determination 2004 (No 1)-Disallowable Instrument DI2004-67 (LR, 6 May 2004).

Public Sector Management Act-Public Sector Management Amendment Standard 2004 (No 5)-Disallowable Instrument DI2004-65 (LR, 4 May 2004).

Road Transport (General) Act-Road Transport (General) (Application of Road Transport Legislation) Declaration 2004 (No 6)-Disallowable Instrument DI2004-68 (LR, 6 May 2004).

Supreme Court Act-Supreme Court Amendment Rules 2004 (No 2)-Subordinate

Law SL2004-11 (LR, 22 April 2004).

Mr Corbell presented the following papers:

Mental Health ACT-

Response to recommendation on the Ms K LaRoche and Mr R Mann Report: The review of the design and operational practice in the Psychiatric Services Unit at the Canberra Hospital-Progress report, dated April 2004.

Response to recommendations on the Community and Health Complaints Commissioner, Mr K Patterson Report: The investigation into risk of harm to clients

of mental health services, dated March 2004.

Exercise of call-in powers-block 1, section 13, Gungahlin

MR CORBELL (Minister for Health and Minister for Planning): I present the following paper:

Land (Planning and Environment) Act, pursuant to section 229B (7)-Statement regarding exercise of call-in powers-Development application No 200309662-Block 1, section 13, Gungahlin, dated 1 April 2004.

I seek leave to make a statement.

Leave granted.

MR CORBELL: Mr Speaker, on 30 January this year, I directed, under section 229A of the Land (Planning and Environment) Act 1991, that the ACT Planning and Land Authority refer to me development application No 200309662. This notifiable instrument was notified on the ACT Legislation Register.

On 1 April 2004, I approved the application, using my powers under section 229B of the land act. The application sought an approval for the construction of a mixed-use building incorporating commercial, retail, including a Coles supermarket, and residential uses on block 1 section 13 Gungahlin.

In deciding the application, I gave careful consideration to the provision of ground-floor residential units fronting Gungahlin Place and East Street. I have imposed conditions on the approval that require a number of these units to be commercial while the rest are to be easily converted into a fully commercial unit. This proposal is consistent with the requirements of the territory plan. It will provide for activities at street frontage level which will contribute to community safety, vitality and social interaction and it will provide flexibility for change over time.


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