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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 6 Hansard (24 June) . . Page.. 2793..


(4) No. Unimproved land values used for rating purposes are reflective of all property sales in each suburb and it is not appropriate to exclude any property sales that are associated with redevelopment or investment properties.

(5) There is no lost revenue to the ACT due to home owner/builder investment properties. Only a change in the rating system that moves away from using land values to assess rates for existing property owners can remove any effect that such activity has on land values in a particular suburb.

(6) There is no lost revenue to the ACT due to home owner/builder investment properties.

Aged care accommodation

(Question No 1509)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 4 May 2004:

(1) In relation to applications to develop aged care and nursing home facilities, upon what date was the original application lodged with planning authorities for

(a) Calvary, Block 1 and 4 Section 4 Bruce,

(b) Southern Cross Homes, Block 56 Section 8 Garran,

(c) St Andrew's Village, Block 12 Section 28 Hughes,

(d) Goodwin Village, part of Section 3 Block 50 Monash and

(e) Mirinjani, Block 2 Section 59 Weston;

(2) Has approval been given, therefore allowing construction to commence on any of the above; if so, when;

(3) If approval has not yet been given, when is approval likely to be given for each of these applications to enable construction to commence.

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

(1) No Development Applications have been lodged to date with the ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) seeking development approval for (a) Calvary, Block 1 and 4 Section 4 Bruce, (b) Southern Cross Homes, Block 56 Section 8 Garran, (c) St Andrew's Village, Block 12 Section 28 Hughes, (d) Goodwin Village, part of Section 3 Block 50 Monash and (e) Mirinjani, Block 2 Section 59 Weston.

(2) No development approval had been granted for the identified projects.

(3) When the Development Applications are submitted ACTPLA will assess them within the statutory framework allowed for assessment, ie. 30 business days or 45 business days if any objections are received, subject to adequate information being submitted and any issues arising with the proposals being able to be resolved quickly.


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