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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 3 Hansard (30 March) . . Page.. 941..


Healthpact grants

(Question No 887)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 15 February 2006:

How much Healthpact funding, in both percentage and dollar terms, of total Healthpact grants was allocated to (a) sporting bodies and (b) recreational activities for (i) 2002, (ii) 2003, (iii) 2004, (iv) 2005 and (v) 2006.

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

Financial Year

Total Grants and Sponsorships

Notes

Sporting bodies

%

Recreational groups

%

2001-02

$1,746,800

$372,500

21%

$81,000

5%

2002-03

$2,023,000

1.

$464,500

22%

$71,200

4%

2003-04

$2078,000

1.

$588,740

28%

$105,194

5%

2004-05

$1,928,000

2.

$374,683

20%

$80,935

4%

2005-06

$1,826,873

2,3.&4

$313,475

17%

$146,151

8%

Note:

1. During 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 the Authority expended $349,000 of reserves.

2. In 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 the Authority invested in the Healthpact Research Centre on Health Promotion and Wellbeing with the University of Canberra.

3. In 2005-06 the Authority delivered its 2005-08 Strategic Plan. It outlined the authority's mission as 'to encourage health promotion partnerships which strengthen the capacity of people and communities to make healthy choices.' The plan works to advance the Ottawa Charter strategies and takes guidance from Building our Community: the Canberra Social Plan.

4. As FY 2005-06 is not completed, the 2005-06 data is not audited.

Gungahlin-sports fields

(Question No 888)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 15 February 2006:

What does the Government intend to do to make more sports fields available to cater for the needs of local sport in the Gungahlin area.

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

The ACT Planning and Land Authority and the Land Development Agency, with the support of other Government agencies, have undertaken a process of identifying future playing fields for our new suburbs in Gungahlin, through structure and concept planning processes.

The following future playing fields are identified: Bonner - one basic sports unit (2 playing fields/1 oval); Casey - one neighbourhood oval with a possibility of the site being enlarged to


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