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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 4 Hansard (12 April) . .

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(f) None.

(2) Expenses consisted of $1,106.00 for catering and $296.00 for the hire of room and equipment at the Legislative Assembly.

(3) An email thanking attendees for attending, a copy of the presentation slides and an FAQ about the operation of the Creative Services Panel was issued to all attendees on 8 March 2018.

(4) No.

Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders—Reconciliation Day Council (Question No 1116)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, upon notice, on 23 March 2018:

(1) Can the Minister provide an outline of the recruitment process followed when appointing or selecting members of the Reconciliation Day Council, including (a) each stage of recruitment, (b) the number and nature of positions available, (c) whether all positions were advertised; if not, why not; if so, where and when, (d) whether any members were approached or invited directly by the ACT Government or officials to apply; if so, the name of the member, (e) whether any members were chosen through a single-select method or process; if so, If so, the name of the member, (f) whether any members were placed in non-advertised positions; if so, the name of the member and (g) any other relevant matters or considerations.

(2) What specific selection criteria was used to determine and select members of the Reconciliation Day Council and how did each member fulfil the criteria.

(3) Can the Minister provide a copy of the selection criteria and any matrix which details how the member met the selection criteria.

(4) Can the Minister provide an outline of the involvement of the (a) minister and (b) ministerial staff or advisers in the selection or appointment process for the Reconciliation Day Council.

(5) Are members of the Reconciliation Day Council remunerated for their participation; if so, can the Minister provide a breakdown of the remuneration levels and how they were calculated.

Ms Stephen-Smith: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1)

(a) The membership of the ACT Reconciliation Day Council (Council) consists of prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans, and non-Indigenous Canberrans.

The individuals were selected as being representative of the broader Canberra community. Due to their prominence in the community, each Council member has


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