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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 6 Hansard (4 June) . . Page.. 1747..


by those who are going to get a ticket, will be welcomed by residents who are sick of illegal parking in the suburbs—parking on nature strips and parking in other places where it should not be occurring and damaging their neighbourhood amenity.

MADAM SPEAKER: A supplementary question, Mrs Jones.

MRS JONES: Minister, will pay parking fees only increase by a maximum of three per cent?

MR CORBELL: Yes, the fee determinations reflect the three per cent increase in parking fees.

MADAM SPEAKER: A supplementary question, Mr Coe.

MR COE: Minister, will pay parking be introduced in new locations in order to achieve the projected increase in revenue?

MR CORBELL: No, the government has not agreed to any expansion of existing pay parking arrangements at this time, and that is not reflected in the budget bids.

MR COE: Supplementary.

MADAM SPEAKER: Supplementary question, Mr Coe.

MR COE: How will the government receive a 30 per cent increase in revenue if fees only go up by three per cent?

MR CORBELL: Revenue is composed of both fees and fines. It is important to recognise that if you have more enforcement activity you collect more fines. Further, the installation of new parking machines is improving the reliability of collection. There are fewer breakdowns and therefore there is more certainty in those revenue figures. A combination of those factors is leading to a more beneficial outcome in terms of revenue.

Canberra Institute of Technology—campus modernisation

MR DOSZPOT: My question is to the minister for education. Minister, in your media release following yesterday's budget you announced that the government would develop a campus modernisation strategy for CIT, including developing a new campus in Tuggeranong. Given the upgrading of the CIT campus in Tuggeranong has been discussed by ACT Labor since the 1990s and was one of the 2004 election promises, what assurances can you give that the government actually intends this time to build a new campus in Tuggeranong?

MS BURCH: I thank Mr Doszpot for his interest in CIT Tuggeranong. I am absolutely 100 per cent committed to building a CIT in Tuggeranong. There are moneys held in provision for the development of the campus at Tuggeranong, and I think it is the right and proper thing to do. It is part of a modernisation strategy across a number of CIT campuses. As we all know, particularly Woden is quite a large,


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