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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 9 Hansard (16 August) . . Page.. 2713..


MR GENTLEMAN (continuing):

results of that consideration when tabling the recommended final variation in the Assembly.

On further consultation, it was brought to the attention of the committee that references to accessible housing standards be changed. Mr Eric Martin of Eric Martin and Associates, who specialise in accessible architectural design, raised the issue. The committee took this under advisement and recommends that ACTPLA consider whether references to accessible housing standards should be replaced with accessible housing standards AS 1428. As with the first recommendation, the committee also requested that the Minister for Planning report to the Assembly on the results of this consideration when tabling the recommended final variation in the Assembly.

The final recommendation by the committee is that the word "objectives"in the proposed amendment to the territory plan for area A11 be replaced with the word "controls". In doing this, the committee feels it would be then correctly referred to the current unnumbered controls in the territory plan part B1 rather than a single objective in the area of specific policy. As committee chair, I would like to thank those involved in the consultation process, particularly the committee office and secretary, Hanna Jaireth. Thank you.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Planning and Environment-Standing Committee

Report 14

MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella) (12.06): I present the following report:

Planning and Environment-Standing Committee-Report 14-Draft Variation to the territory plan No 214-Village of Hall, dated August 2005, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to move a motion authorising the report for publication.

Leave granted.

MR GENTLEMAN: I move:

That the report be authorised for publication.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

MR GENTLEMAN: I move:

That the report be noted:

The minister referred a copy of DV 214 to the committee for consideration and report on 31 May 2005. Draft variation for the territory plan 214, village of Hall, was considered by the committee at meetings held in June, July and August of 2005. The committee called for consultation into the proposed variation from the Conservation Council of the South East Region and Canberra. The Canberra Ornithologists Group, the Friends of


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