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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 7 Hansard (2 August) . . Page.. 2792 ..


(3) All day commuter parking is available at the existing Park and Ride facility, basement parking of the Gungahlin Market Place and Kmart Gungahlin and at the Gungahlin Oval. There are approximately 4,200 off-street parking spaces in the Gungahlin town centre. New development is anticipated to generate extra supply, increasing the overall number off-street spaces in the town centre. Parking provision requirements will continue to be reviewed as changes to the bus network and light rail are implemented.

(4) Approximately 75% of off street parking spaces are within a 400 metre catchment of the light rail and bus stations.

Questions without notice taken on notice

Roads—Ashley Drive

Mr Gentleman (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Ms Lawder on Wednesday, 9 May 2018):

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Works on the section of Ashley Drive between Erindale Drive and Isabella Drive initially progressed very well and early projections anticipated completion in the first quarter of 2018.

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Due to the requirement to relocate an existing water main (not identified at time of design) and the project encountering unsuitable subgrade material, the project experienced delays.

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TCCS anticipate that Ashley Drive will be open to traffic by end of June 2018. Finalisation of works (including clean up and maintenance) will occur early July in preparation for a formal opening.

Planning—land use

Mr Gentleman (in reply to a question by Mr Parton on Thursday, 10 May 2018):

The Government would not list PRZ1 Urban Open Space blocks on the Indicative Land Release Program for sale. The land release program is intended to release sites to the market that are suitable for development and are generally zoned for residential, commercial industrial or community uses in a manner that is consistent with the Territory Plan.

Land zoned for urban open space would not be offered to the market for sale, however there are circumstances where urban open space may be sold by direct sale for uses consistent with the zoning. One such example is the sale of land to a Canoe Club on the foreshore of Lake Burley Griffin. The land is Designated Land under the National Capital Plan with an Urban Open Space Overlay. This is an appropriate sale of urban open space land.

It is possible that land that is zoned PRZ1 may be identified for a future development opportunity. Such a proposal is subject to a sequence of statutory planning steps involving consultation with the community, scrutiny by an Assembly Committee as well as Tabling in the Legislative Assembly that results in it being rezoned and


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