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(3) In 2006 a company with expertise in solar energy approached the former BusinessACT for advice on local labour costs of particular technical and trade professions. I understand the company may have sought similar information from other Australian jurisdictions as an input to an investment location decision. The requested information was provided. The approach was treated as 'commercial in confidence' and it is not appropriate to disclose details of the company in question.

The following organisations have received funding through the former Knowledge Fund for renewable energy research and commercialisation support. The projects were completed as per the contractual requirements of the funding.

PROJECT

COMPANY/GROUP

AMOUNT

TYPE OF GRANT

Big Dish Solar Concentrators for Integrated Energy Solutions

Wizard Information Systems Pty Ltd

$250,000

Collaboration

Wind Energy Recovery System

CIT

$50,000

Proof of Concept

Centre for Sustainable Energy

ANU

$50,000

Industry Development

Chemical Storage of Solar Energy with a Trough Concentrator

ANU

$50,000

Proof of Concept

TOTAL

$400,000

Children-health checks

(Question No 1500)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 28 February 2007:

Are provisions made to ensure that children in foster care are given regular health checks and follow-up treatment; if so, (a) how is this monitored and (b) is data collected.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Yes.

(a) Currently data is collected by the Child at Risk Health Unit (CARHU) to measure the number of children entering "out of home care"per month, which includes kinship care (fostered by relative) as well as the number of children screened at CARHU.

(b) Yes.

Environment-Kambah Telstra tower

(Question No 1501)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 28 February 2007:


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