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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2016 Week 7 Hansard (4 August) . .

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(4) The following organisations provided sponsorship:

a. Wakefield Corp Pty Ltd;

b. Canberra CBD;

c. Malaysian High Commission;

d. Kenya Tea;

e. IGA;

f. Indonesian Embassy;

g. Fiesta Events & Catering;

h. Icon Water;

i. Tabcorp; and

j. Australian Federal Police.

The motivation for these organisations to financially support the festival is not known in every case but for some it was their desire to be aligned to one of Canberra's most successful events and others wished to have a larger presence on the footprint.

(5) The private sector has contributed financial sponsorship to the National Multicultural Festival during the past 20 years. For example, in the relatively recent past IKEA provided $20,000 and the Direct Factories Outlet (DFO) provided $15,000.

National Multicultural Festival—costs (Question No 736)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Multicultural and Youth Affairs, upon notice, on 2 May 2016:

Further to the answer to Question No. 624 which advised that the budget for the insurance for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival was $11,904,

(a) which insurance company is covering the festival,

(b) what is covered under the agreement and

(c) what is not covered.

Ms Berry: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(a) AON Risk Services Australia Limited.

(b) From the policy: "Performance risk of specified uninsured performers engaged by the insured at the National Multicultural Festival. Cover extends to specified uninsured stall holders. To cover the Insured's legal liability to pay compensation to third parties for personal injury and / or property damage caused by an occurrence in connection with the Insured's activities as described above."

(c) The liabilities in relation to key activities involving performers and stallholders are covered by the insurance policy as described in (b) above.

National Multicultural Festival—costs (Question No 737)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Multicultural and Youth Affairs, upon notice, on 2 May 2016:

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