Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 4 Hansard (7 April) . . Page.. 1631..
(2) The six suggestions referred to in Question 1 were forwarded by Canberra Connect to the relevant areas in the Department for information and action, where required.
1. Suggestion 1 was forwarded to the Women's Information and Referral Centre who offer, and link to, similar resources.
2. Suggestions 2 and 5 were actioned by the Office of Ageing and are published on the DHCS website.
3. Suggestion 3 was actioned by Housing ACT, who is examining an online client account portal as part of the establishment of the Central Access Point at Nature Conservation House. Housing ACT is continuing discussions with Intact on the implications and development of this proposal.
4. The Department is unable to confirm the response provided to Suggestion 4.
5. Suggestion 6 was forwarded to the Office of Ageing. The Office of Ageing now factors this suggestion in the planning of community consultations.
(3) The six suggestions were logged by Canberra Connect as not requiring a response to the constituents. Individual areas of the Department contacted the constituents, as required, in the course of actioning suggestions.
(4) See response to Question 2.
(5) The Department accepts suggestions received by stakeholders and implements improvements if appropriate. Suggestions 3 and 6 have informed future processes in how the Department works with the community.
(6) All suggestions were actioned and implemented as appropriate.
Childcare—government-owned premises (Question No 1427)
Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Children and Young People, upon notice, on 15 February 2011:
(1) What are the names of the community child care centres that occupy government-owned premises.
(2) What is the annual rent per square metre that each centre pays.
(3) What is the expiry date for each centre's rental agreement.
(4) What, if any, are the options for rental agreement extensions for each centre.
(5) In relation to each centre whose rental agreement expires, including extension options, either in 2010-11 or 2011-12, what indication has the Government given to the centre as to the centre's future tenure of the premises.
(6) If the Government has given no indication, why not.