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The ACT government provides significant support to Landcare through funding partnership programs, grants programs and community stewardship programs, and I would like to acknowledge Landcare ACT as the peak representative body for community land care in the ACT region. They support over 70 Landcare groups and thousands of on-ground environmental volunteers in our region, through both the ParkCare and Urban Landcare programs. Landcare ACT and the three catchment groups, Ginninderra Catchment Group, Southern ACT Catchment Group and the Molonglo Conservation Group, play a key role in volunteer coordination and providing critical services to the ACT.

Whilst the current round of the national Landcare program is due to finish at the end of this financial year, I look forward to what the ACT government can achieve in 2023 through to 2038 and the outcomes of the new phase of natural resource management funding.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Scrutiny report 27

MR CAIN (Ginninderra) (12.04): I present the following report:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Scrutiny Report 27, dated 27 March 2023, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Leave granted.

MR CAIN: Scrutiny report 27 contains the committee’s comments on 16 pieces of subordinate legislation and four government responses. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.

Public Accounts—Standing Committee—report 16—government response

Justice and Community Safety Directorate—2022-2023 budget review—corrigendum

MR BARR (Kurrajong—Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Climate Action, Minister for Economic Development and Minister for Tourism) (12.05): For the information of members, I present:

Budget 2022-2023—Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 13—Delivering for Canberrans: now and into the future—Supplementary Budget Papers—Justice and Community Safety Directorate—Corrigendum.

I also present:


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