Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2016 Week 1 Hansard (11 February) . .
Multicultural affairs—Multicultural Festival cost
(Question No 624)
Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, upon notice, on 19 November 2015:
What is the total annual budget, broken down into line items, for the Multicultural Festival including (a) equipment hire, (b) insurance costs, (c) entertainment costs, (d) staff, (e) security, (f) food and health inspectors and (g) any other costs.
Ms Berry: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
The total annual budget, broken down into line items for the Multicultural Festival is listed below:
(a) equipment hire - $519,683
(b) insurance costs - $11,904
(c) entertainment costs- $21,268
(d) staff - not quantified as many staff work on the various aspects of the Festival throughout the year
(e) security -$35,167
(f) food and health inspectors -$15,837.69
(g) any other costs - $391,371
(Question No 625)
In relation to the One Canberra Reference Group Report of August 2015 "Action 1. Sports Programs - particularly for young women"which states that "wide and deep community consultation in relation to future rounds of its annual sports grants programs"will be conducted by the ACT Government, (a) how will this consultation be conducted, (b) what specific outcomes are being sought, (c) how will these outcomes be measured, (d) what is the budget for this consultation, (e) what is the budget for the annual sports grants, (f) which bodies have received such grants in the previous two years and (g) how much was granted to these bodies.
The One Canberra Reference Group Report is a report to Government which was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 27 October 2015.
Whilst the implementation of some of the recommended actions is already underway, or in fact in some cases have been completed, an analysis of the Report and its recommendations will be prepared as part of the Government's official response to the Report.
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