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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 12 Hansard (27 October) . . Page.. 5239..


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

Knowledge consulting undertook two independent reviews in relation to operations at the AMC. The cost of conducting these two reviews was $243,781.03 (excluding GST).

Education—disabled students (Question No 1833)

Mr Doszpot asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 21 September 2011:

(1) What is the budget allocation for Output 1.4: Disability Education in Public Schools for (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14 and (c) 2014-15.

(2) What is the budget allocation for disability education in non government schools for (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13, (c) 2013-14 and (d) 2014-15 and is this allocation included in grants paid to non government schools, or is this an additional payment.

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

1) The budget allocation for Output 1.4 Disability Education in Public Schools forms part of Output Class 1 - Public School Education. The budget provides details of the current and one forward year. The 2010-11 estimated outcome and the 2011-12 budget is provided in 2011-12 Budget Paper 4 page 320. The budget for (a), (b) and (c) forms part of Output Class 1 in the forward estimates.

2) The ACT Government has budgeted $49.2m in grants to ACT non-government schools in 2011-12, and $1.8m of this funding is specifically targeted to support students with a disability. The majority of grant funding to ACT non-government schools is provided to support the overall operations of schools, which allows schools the flexibility to use this funding as prioritised by the school, including for the provision of additional support for students with disabilities. Furthermore, these grants are in addition to the $148m provided by the Commonwealth Government to ACT non-government schools in 2011-12, which may also be used to support children with disabilities.

The following table provides budgeted ACT grants to ACT non-government schools for 2011-12 to 2013-14.

2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 $m $m $m Total ACT Government grants 49.2 50.7 53.0

"Live in Canberra"campaign (Question No 1834)

Mr Rattenbury asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 21 September 2011 (redirected to the Minister for Economic Development):


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