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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 7 Hansard (2 August) . . Page.. 2796 ..


(NPC) of the future payments to be made to Juris over the term of the contract. At the date of entering into the contract, the NPC was calculated at $250.4 million as set out in the published Contract Summary. Due to the delays in construction the NPC of the future payments due to be made by the Territory will reduce from the amount initially expected. The extent of this reduction will not be calculated until after both Stages have been completed.

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Who is responsible for the extra costs associated with the delay

Juris are responsible for the extra costs associated with the delay.

Budget—health funding

Mr Rattenbury (in reply to a question by Mr Coe on Thursday, 7 June 2018):

The decrease in Appropriations is mainly due to a reduction in Territorial funding as shown below:

2017-18 2018-19 Variance Health Directorate - Controlled Recurrent Payments 313,371 310,654 -2,717 - Territorial 18,593 2,620 -15,973 LHN Directorate - Controlled Recurrent Payments 656,143 669,990 13,847 988,107 983,264 -4,843

Territorial Appropriation is used to funded capital grants to external organisations (such as Calvary Public Hospital). The reduction in 2018-19 is reflective of a smaller capital program in 2018-19.

Excluding Territorial, the level of Appropriation to Health and the Local Hospital Network (LHN), is increasing by over $11 million. This, coupled with increased Commonwealth funding through the LHN, will fund expense initiatives in 2018-19.

Budget—infrastructure

Mr Gentleman (in reply to a supplementary question by Ms Lawder on Thursday, 7 June 2018):

1,330 trees represents approximately ¼ of a % of the current street tree population.

Greyhound racing—transition package

Mr Ramsay (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Ms Le Couteur on Thursday, 7 June 2018):

There have been no applications for transition support submitted to the Greyhound Industry Transition Taskforce, from either people seeking support to exit the industry, or from people seeking assistance to re-home greyhounds.

While Woden Community Service has had a range of conversations with affected


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