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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1993 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 20 May 1993) . . Page.. 1728 ..


MINISTER FOR SPORT

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION

QUESTION NO 713 .

Greenway Oval - Cricket Wicket

Mr Cornwell.- asked the Minister for Sport -

(1) Are there plans to establish a turf cricket wicket at the enclosed Greenway oval; if so, when; and if not why not.

(2) What is the approximate cost of establishing(a) turf and (b) non-turf wickets.

Mr Berry - the answer to the Members question is as follows:

(1) At this stage no decision has been been made on whether a turf wicket will be included when the enclosed oval is built. The decision to include a turf wicket will be taken when detailed design commences and in consultation with relevant sporting organisations.

(2) It would cost approximately $30 to $40;000 to construct.a turf wicket depending on site conditions. A concrete wicket would cost about $5,000 and a synthetic wicket about $8,000.

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