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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 9 Hansard (27 September) . . Page.. 2851..


free water efficient audits to ACT homes. As a result, funds that were previously used to deliver the WaterSmart Homes program will be redirected into other water saving measures for the householder, such as water-efficient gardening and greywater rebate initiatives.

The 2007/08 program has evolved from the 2006/07 program and will deliver

17 separate water efficient initiatives. The budget for delivery of this program is $1.779m including staffing. The 17 initiatives and the dedicated funding are contained in the attached summary of the Think Water Act Water 2007/08 water efficiency program.

Water Efficiency Program

The 2007/08 Water Efficiency program has evolved from the 2006/07 program. The budget for delivery of this program is $1.779m including staffing. The initiatives and the dedicated funding are:

  • Public awareness, communication and evaluation services

$200,000

  • Dual Flush Toilet Rebate - old 6/3 litre toilet

$2,000

  • Dual Flush Toilet Rebate - new 4/3.5 litre toilet

$150,000

  • Dual Flush Toilet Rebate - new 4/3.5 litre - full cost

$52,000

  • Greywater Treatment System Rebate

$100,000

  • Sustainable Schools Indoor Audit Program

$6,700

  • GardenSmart

$155,460

  • Murrumbidgee Country Club Water Efficiency Demonstration Site

$10,000

  • Sustainable Schools Outdoor Audit Program

$28,000

  • Commercial/Government Building Retrofits

$311,500

  • Sustainable Schools Indoor Audit Implementation Program

$100,000

  • Greywater Diverter Hose Giveaway

$150,000

  • Greywater/Rainwater Advice Service

$75,000

  • IrrigationSmart Program Design

$75,000

  • IrrigationSmart Pilot Scheme

$60,000

  • Rainwater Tank Rebate - existing tank internal plumbing

$6,000

  • Rainwater Tank Rebate - new tank plus internal plumbing

$56,000

Housing—supported accommodation assistance services

(Question No 1646)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Disability and Community Services, upon notice, on 22 August 2007:

(1) How many Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) providers have had to reduce their support for clients since the reduction in funding to SAAP services in the 2006-2007 budget;

(2) How many clients are affected by this.

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


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