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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 3004..


agricultural and land management practices. Carbon credits are earned through approved activities and then may be traded or sold. As a general rule, access by Government landowners is limited.

a) No. TAMSD advises that they have not sought funding for the feral pig program as that program is recognised as principally a pest management and not a carbon emission reduction program.

b) No. The Territory has however recently been successful in securing $2.1 million from the Australian Government's Biodiversity Fund to consolidate and connect the largest remaining box-gum grassy woodland in Australia which, apart from providing habitat protection, will have a limited emission capture outcome.

Environment—sustainability attitudes and behaviours survey (Question No 2324)

Mr Rattenbury asked the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, upon notice, on 3 May 2012:

When will the updated version of the 2007 survey of environment and sustainability attitudes and behaviours be publicly released.

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

The updated Sustainability Survey was due to be undertaken at the same time as the commencement of community consultation on Weathering the Change Draft Action Plan 2. As similar outcomes were being sought in both processes, work on the Sustainability Survey was suspended.

Electricity—feed-in tariff (Question No 2325)

Mr Rattenbury asked the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, upon notice, on 3 May 2012:

(1) In relation to the Large Scale Feed-in-Tariff, what is the timeframe for releasing subsequent tranches.

(2) What factors will be used to determine (a) the appropriate level of capacity for each tranche and (b) the commencement time-frame for each tranche.

(3) Will any provisions for encouraging community-based solar proposals be included in the selection criteria for the reverse auction.

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

(1) The Government has not presently set a timeframe for future capacity releases.


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