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(1) The preliminary sketch plan for pedestrian and traffic improvements on Beltana and Kallaroo Roads in Pialligo was completed and made public in 2020.

(2) Detailed design commenced in March 2021 and is forecast to be complete in June 2021.

(3) The design consultant was procured via a select tender process.

(4) The scope of the work to be completed by the design consultant is to progress the preliminary sketch plan to detailed design.

(5) Construction timing is not confirmed.

Housing ACT—maintenance
(Question No 194)

Mr Parton asked the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, upon notice, on 23 April 2021:

(1) In relation to the contract for Total Facilities Management (TFM) for repair and upkeep of public housing in the ACT, how much was, or is, allocated to public housing repairs for each financial year over the life of the contract.

(2) How much was spent on the TFM contract for repair of public housing in (a) 2018-19, (b) 2019-20 and (c) 2020-21 to date.

(3) In relation to part (2), what was the variation in each year between the amounts allocated and the amounts expended and what were the reasons for these variations.

(4) Which agency prepared the budget allocation limits for each financial year covered by the TFM contract.

(5) What factors were taken into account for determining the amounts set in the TFM contract for public housing repair and maintenance.

(6) For each financial year or part financial year covered by the TFM contract, what (a) are the number of Housing ACT residential dwellings that were, or are, planned to be covered by the repair allocations made in the TFM contract, (b) were the number of residential dwellings for which repair obligations were (or are) planned not to be covered by the TFM contract allocations and (c) are the reasons for non-coverage, for example, due for demolition or sale and the like.

(7) Is the budget for public housing repairs allocated as a lump sum for the term of the TFM contract or is it developed and allocated on an annual basis.

(8) What evaluation process is used to ensure the adequacy of the housing repair allocation in terms of residents’ health and safety.

(9) If the repair allocation is found to be inadequate, what does Housing ACT do about this.

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