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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 10 Hansard (28 August) . . Page.. 4021..


(c) A solar power station may prove to be a breakthrough investment that is worth

pursuing. A business case and a process to test the market are needed to confirm the merits of adopting such technology in the ACT.

Giralang preschool site—proposed use

(Question No 2166)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Disability and Community Services, upon notice, on 7 August 2008:

Will the former Giralang Preschool building be made available for a community based childcare centre; if not, what is the intended use of the building.

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

The site and building will be sold for uses consistent with the site's existing Community Facility Land Use Policy.

Women—executive positions

(Question No 2167)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Women, upon notice, on 7 August 2008 (redirected to the Minister for Disability and Community Services):

(1) Is there a target percentage for women to be employed in executive positions in the ACT Public Service; if so, is the ACT meeting this target; if not, are there plans to introduce one;

(2) Is there a target for women to be appointed to boards in the ACT; if so, is the ACT meeting this target; if not, are there plans to introduce one;

(3) What measures are being taken to reach targets or to otherwise increase the number of women in executive positions and on ACT boards.

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

(1) There is not a target percentage for women to be employed in executive positions in the ACT Public Service and at this stage there are no plans to introduce one.

As at 30 June 2008, the level of representation of women employed in executive positions in the ACT Public Service was 39 percent.

(2) The ACT Government has a commitment to 50 percent representation of women on its Boards and Committees.

The level of representation of women on ACT Government Boards and Committees has increased from 46 percent to 48 percent in 2008, a difference of 2.2 percent.

(3) The ACT Government is taking the following measures to reach targets or to otherwise increase the number of women in executive positions and on ACT Boards:


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