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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2013 Week 8 Hansard (6 June) . . Page.. 2403..


rectification order was appropriate and no further compliance action was appropriate. That was the decision of the tribunal, and the planning authority has to accept the decision of the tribunal.

MADAM SPEAKER: Supplementary question, Mrs Jones.

MRS JONES: Minister, was an economic impact assessment undertaken as part of the development application for the Bonner supermarket?

MR CORBELL: I think that may have been before my time, but I am happy to seek further advice on the matter.

Roads—Majura parkway

MR SMYTH: My question is to the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development. Minister, the Majura parkway, with a budget allocation of $278.5 million, is now under construction. I understand that the retailers at Majura Park wrote to you to request an on-off ramp near the northern end of the shopping precinct to ensure easy access to the precinct and to allow passing traffic to also access Majura Park. This request has been denied. Minister, why have you not planned for proper servicing of motorist access to the Majura Park shopping precinct from Majura parkway?

MADAM SPEAKER: The Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Corbell. Mr Barr, are you going to take this one?

MR BARR: Thank you, yes.

Mr Smyth: A point of order, Madam Speaker. Could you stop the clock?

MADAM SPEAKER: Could we stop the clock, please.

Mr Smyth: The question is about the letter that was written to Mr Corbell and the denial. Mr Corbell signed the documents and Mr Corbell was the planning minister at this stage.

Mr Corbell: Your actual question followed on from that and it relates to—

MADAM SPEAKER: In a sense, it is up to the minister to direct the question where he thinks it is most suitably answered. I think if it is Mr Barr, it is Mr Barr.

MR BARR: Thank you, Madam Speaker. I draw the member's attention to the budget. He will find that there is an item, an allocation, in fact, for design of such roadworks associated with the development of a new estate in that area.

MADAM SPEAKER: A supplementary question, Mr Smyth.

MR SMYTH: Minister, given there is an allocation of $600,000 for a design study to now rectify the failure of Mr Corbell to deliver adequate access to the northern end of Majura parkway—


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