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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 2980..


(3) The cost of each of the gardens over the past five years has ranged from $500 to $10,000. While there is no capital or recurrent funding for community gardens, tenants may re apply for a further grant through the Tenant Participation Grants Program and some tenants have applied for multiple grants over several years.

(4) A total of $44,950.00 has been granted for community gardens over the past five years.

(5) The 2012 Tenant Participation Grants approved the establishment and maintenance of three community gardens at Barr Smith Community Garden Bonython, Jindabyne / Henty Gardens Braddon, and Gowrie Court Narrabundah Garden. The 2012 grants were provided in February 2012 and tenant groups have twelve months from receiving their grant to establish their gardens.

(6) No

(7) No

MusicACT—venue database (Question No 2294)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for the Arts, upon notice, on 2 May 2012:

(1) How much funding has the Government contributed to the creation and operation of MusicACT.

(2) What proportion of this funding was tied to the delivery of a database of music venues in the ACT.

(3) What conditions or performance indicators were attached to this funding.

(4) What progress has MusicACT made with the delivery of this database.

(5) When will the database be launched.

(6) How will the database be promoted.

(7) What plans does the Government have to address the prohibitive cost of the public liability insurance associated with the use of these venues.

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

(1) The ACT Government, through the ACT Arts Fund, has provided MusicACT with $10,000 to establish a website listing public buildings in the ACT suitable for use as live music venues and a guide for business and community organisations wishing to stage live music, and $10,800 to deliver professional development workshops for the ACT music industry in 2012.

(2) $10,000.


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