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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 8 Hansard (23 June) . . Page.. 2697..


Dangerous Substances Act—Dangerous Substances (Explosives) Amendment Regulation 2009 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2009-26 (LR, 2 June 2009).

Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act—Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulation 2009—Subordinate Law SL2009-23 (LR, 28 May 2009).

Gungahlin Drive Extension Authorisation Act—Gungahlin Drive Extension Authorisation Amendment Regulation 2009 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2009-22 (LR, 26 May 2009).

Magistrates Court Act—Magistrates Court Regulation 2009—Subordinate Law SL2009-24 (LR, 28 May 2009).

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act—Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Amendment Regulation 2009 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2009-27 (LR, 5 June 2009).

Public Sector Management Act—

Public Sector Management Amendment Standards 2009 (No 4)—Disallowable Instrument DI2009-90 (LR, 9 June 2009).

Public Sector Management Amendment Standards 2009 (No 5)—Disallowable Instrument DI2009-89 (LR, 9 June 2009).

Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulation—Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Parking Authority Declaration 2009 (No 1)—Disallowable Instrument DI2009-91 (LR, 11 June 2009).

Road Transport (Third-Party Insurance) Act—Road Transport (Third-Party Insurance) Amendment Regulation 2009 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2009-28 (LR, 4 June 2009).

Utilities Act—Utilities (Grant of Licence Application Fee) Determination 2009 (No 2)—Disallowable Instrument DI2009-93 (LR, 15 June 2009).

Social housing—commonwealth stimulus package

Ministerial statement

MR HARGREAVES (Brindabella—Minister for Disability and Housing, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Industrial Relations and Minister for Corrections) (3.25), by leave: Members will be aware of the enormous investment that the Australian government is making in social housing. It is an investment reflecting that government's commitment to the provision of affordable housing for all Australians. And it is an investment timed to counteract the financial impact of the global financial crisis.

In April this year, I outlined how the stimulus package would positively impact the development of social housing in the ACT and the dollars involved. A total of $103 million of commonwealth funding will be channelled into our social housing. Of this, $96.5 million will enable the construction of some 320 homes over the next two years. The balance of $6.5 million will enable the maintenance of around 243 properties.

Today I can inform the Assembly that the ACT government, through Housing ACT, has moved quickly to apply the benefits of this funding. These benefits are


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