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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 3 Hansard (3 April) . . Page.. 1017..


The ACT Children's Court may make an order for contact during and following care and protection proceedings, which are administered by CPS in line with the provisions of the Children and Young People Act 1999.

In accordance with the child's case plan CPS liaises with all relevant parties in determining contact in the child's best interest and ensuring that contact occurs. Where relevant this would include liaison with Housing ACT.

(2) Housing ACT works closely with the Office for Children, Youth and Family Support in an effort to assist families to sustain their tenancies and resolve housing difficulties. Housing ACT and the Office for Children, Youth and Family Support have an agreed communication process where a family facing possible eviction and children or young people are involved.

Roads—Wells Station Road

(Question No 1826)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 12 February 2008:

Is the Government planning to seal Wells Station Road, as the primary entrance to the National Folk Festival; if so, when; if not, why not.

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

There are no current plans to seal Wells Station Road, a local road providing access to Exhibition Park. The road is in good condition.

Sealing Program funds are currently directed to higher priority roads on the main road network.

Braddon—flooding

(Question No 1827)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 12 February 2008:

(1) What action is being taken to address recurring storm flooding to properties at, and around, 53 Elimatta Street, Braddon;

(2) Given that a constituent has advised that Brown Consulting was contracted to investigate the issue in 2007, (a) can the Minister advise what recommendations were made from this investigation and (b) have the residents been informed of these recommendations;

(3) Given that the constituent also advised that ActewAGL has also been informed of the issue and that a report was being prepared, (a) is this report complete and (b) have any measures been implemented as a result; if so, which measures; if not, will any measures be implemented;


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