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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 6 Hansard (8 June) . . Page.. 2058..


(3) Motor traders are allowed the commercial use of verges in accordance with the provisions of the Roads and Public Places Act 1937. I am advised that the legislation permits the charging of fees.

The Australian Valuation Office advised Urban Services on the level of fees to be charged. To ensure equity, the existing fee structure for outdoor cafes (which is less than that recommended by Australian Valuation Office) was applied for the use of verges to display vehicles.

(4) Twelve permits have been issued in Fyshwick.

(5) Nil. No fees were charged for permits issued from 1 December 2004 to 30 November 2005. Vehicle Traders were given a twelve-month period of grace before fees were charged.

(6) Revenue collected to date for 2005/06 is $27,181.57.

(7) Permits are required for the use of verges to display vehicles throughout the ACT. Permits cost $28.90/square metre/annum in tertiary areas (e.g. Fyshwick); $36.20/square metre/annum in secondary areas (e.g. Dickson) and $43.40/square metre/annum in primary areas (e.g. City).

(8) See 7.

(9) None.

Finance-economic analyses

(Question No 1082)

Dr Foskey asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 3 May 2006:

(1) What economic analysis has the Department of Treasury conducted of housing in the ACT in (a) 2004-05 and (b) 2005-06;

(2) Will the Minister provide a copy of the analysis; if not, why not;

(3) Can a copy of the following economic analyses be provided, listed in the answer to question on notice No 23 during the Standing Committee on Public Accounts' inquiry into 2004-05 annual reports:

(a) Summernats and the World Rally Championships,

(b) planning system reform,

(c) updated ACT greenhouse gas estimates for the Office of Sustainability and

(d) ACT Government submission to the Productivity Commission Review of National Competition Policy.

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


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