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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 6 Hansard (8 June) . . Page.. 2044..


(2) Not applicable.

(3) As of 23 May 2006, approximately $25,000 has been spent on tenant participation activities in line with the work plan. Further expenditure associated with Regional Tenants Forums in May 2006 will increase this figure. Of this expenditure, the two representative tenant groups have each received a small grant of $5000 to help meet their costs of operation. The groups are called the ACT Public Housing Tenants Association, and the Public Housing Tenants Association Incorporated. No other small grants have been given. Members of the Joint Champions Group receive $50 for attendance at the Joint Champions Group meetings, to meet out of pocket expenses, in accordance with the Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services Community Engagement Payment policy. For the purpose of this policy, community members are defined as consumers, potential consumers, carers or individual community members appointed on the basis on their individual expertise.

Housing ACT-tenant participation programs

(Question No 1050)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Housing, upon notice, on 2 May 2006:

(1) Further to the response to question on notice No 1011, what actual forms of training will Housing ACT provide its staff in conjunction with tenants and community organisations;

(2) Has an external organisations been engaged to conduct this training; if so, which organisation and at what cost;

(3) What percentage of Housing Managers will have completed the training expected to be conducted during the second half of 2006.

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

(1) The content of training is still subject to consideration by the Joint Champions Group.

(2) No.

(3) See answer to (1).

Housing ACT-tenant participation programs

(Question No 1051)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Housing, upon notice, on 2 May 2006:

Further to the response to question on notice No 1010, which organisations does Housing ACT engage, either informally or contractually, to assist Housing ACT tenants with any legal advice or to access legal interpretation services.

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


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