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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (29 November) . . Page.. 5335 ..


(3) What level of consultation has the Minister had with the Hall community regarding this project.

(4) What costs have already been assigned to tidying the site in preparation of construction.

(5) Is there an expected completion date for the bike track.

(6) Are there any other plans to construct other recreational facilities in Hall.

Mr Steel: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Nil.

(2) Yes. The ACT Heritage Council rejected the Statement of Heritage Effects in October 2018. The proponents are currently in discussion with TCCS about options to progress the project.

(3) TCCS conducted an online survey and held two public onsite meetings and one with Registered Aboriginal Organisations. Signs were erected to notify the community of the survey and the proposal. The Village of Hall and District Progress Association hosted a drop in session in December 2017, engaged an external consultant to prepare a report and has discussed the topic at several of its regular meetings. The Village also held a fundraiser to assisting in funding the track.

(4) Nil.

(5) No.

(6) The proponents are currently in discussion with TCCS about options to progress the children's recreation track.

Parking—Palmerston (Question No 2029)

Mr Milligan asked the Minister for Roads, upon notice, on 2 November 2018:

(1) When will the Minister commit to providing a parking solution to the Palmerston community given residents and business owners have been raising concerns over the lack of parking in Palmerston for years and have mounted a campaign over the last 12 months including petitions, letters and emails.

(2) What is the Minister's response to the fact that several businesses are looking at relocating to Nicholls or Crace shops due to the lack of parking at Palmerston.

(3) Why has the Minister not responded to the community stakeholders who have written to him and worked so hard to highlight this issue.

Mr Steel: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) has and continues to work with the businesses at the Palmerston shops and with the local school to manage parking and


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