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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 11 Hansard (22 September) . .

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Auditor-General's report No 5 of 2014—government response

Paper and statement by minister

MR BARR (Molonglo—Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Urban Renewal and Minister for Tourism and Events): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Auditor-General's Act, pursuant to subsection 17(6)—Auditor-General's Report No 5/2014—Capital Works Reporting—Government response.

I seek leave to make a brief statement in relation to the paper.

Leave granted.

MR BARR: I am pleased to present the government's response to the Auditor-General's report No 5 of 2014 on capital works reporting. The report confirms that capital works reporting reforms introduced way back in 2009-10 have been effective in providing capital works information to the government.

The report also notes that these reforms have increased the transparency of capital project and program performance, increasing accountability across the government. The report made eight recommendations. The government has agreed in full to six and agreed in principle to two.

I commend the government's response to the Auditor-General's report No 5 of 2014 on capital works reporting to the Assembly.

Electricity Feed-In (Renewable Energy Premium) Act 2008—review

Paper and statement by minister

MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Health, Minister for the Environment and Minister for Capital Metro): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Electricity Feed-in (Renewable Energy Premium) Act, pursuant to subsection 13(3)—Electricity Feed-in (Renewable Energy Premium) Act 2008—Review, dated August 2015.

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.

Leave granted.

MR CORBELL: I am pleased to table this review today as required under section 13 of the Electricity Feed-In (Renewable Energy Premium) Act 2008. The intent of the act was to provide feed-in tariff support for small and medium-scale solar generators with a maximum generating capacity of 200 kilowatts. The act, passed in July 2008, began operating from 1 March 2009 and has four objectives: one, to promote the


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