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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 4 Hansard (3 April) . . Page.. 1446..


(1) In Part 5 of that question you noted that funds remaining from the project were transferred to other multi-unit landscape projects. Could you please advise:

(a) which multi-unit facilities were the benefit of these funds;

(b) what work was undertaken at each site; and

(c) how much money was spent at each site.

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

(a) Jerilderie Court and Illawarra Court;

(b) Landscape works at Jerilderie comprised hard and soft landscape improvements, secure perimeter fencing, security lighting, a new waste management enclosure and a new playground and cost a total of $577,272. Illawarra Court works comprised minor landscape enhancements, repair to existing hard landscape areas and a new playground and cost a total of $119,287;

(c) See (b) above. The funds referred to in question 393 were used to enable more extensive works at both sites than had originally been planned.

ACT Housing-tenants

(Question No 521)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice:

In relation to tenancy:

(1) How many Public Housing tenants have been evicted (a) to date this financial year, (b) in 2001-02;

(2) How many Public Housing tenants received warnings (a) to date this financial year, (b) in 2001-02;

(3) What are the current rules for a tenant who engages in anti-social behaviour (ie: loud parties, drug use) affecting the quiet enjoyment of other tenants;

(4) Is there a strategy in place regulating how many warnings a tenant will receive before an eviction notice is served, if so, can you provide details, if not, why not;

(5) How are tenants dealt with that are caught (a) using drugs in public housing, (b) selling drugs;

(6) Can tenants who are obeying the terms of their tenancy report anti-social behaviour of other tenants, if so, how and what action will then be taken.


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