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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 4 Hansard (3 April) . . Page.. 1469..


(5) As per above. This project involved extensive community consultation, which delayed completion of the preliminary sketch plan report (which forms the basis for the final design).

Parkwood Road resource recovery estate

(Question No 546)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:

In relation to the Resource Recovery Estate at the Parkwood Road Recycling Estate (formally know as the West Belconnen Landfill).

(1) Can the Minister provide details regarding the purpose of this project?

(2) As at 31 December 2002, no monies had been spent from $473,000 allocated for this project in the current budge, what works are still to be completed on this project and at what cost?

(3) When will this project be completed?

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

(1) The purpose of this project is to provide improved services that include metered water supply and all weather access to the existing licensed lots, rationalise storm water drainage so that the estate can be drained through the landfill water management system and to provide additional lots of land for resource recovery activities.

(2) By 31 March 2003, a sum of $240,000 has been expended. The remaining works include 40% of the storm water works, 10% of water services, 80% of limited flexible pavement works and all of the landscape works at a cost of $260,000.

(3) This project is expected to be physically completed by late June 2003.

Canberra Balloon Fiesta

(Question No 547)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Arts and Heritage, upon notice:

In relation to the Canberra Balloon Fiesta:

(1) How much was allocated to the organisers of the Balloon Fiesta for Canberra Day celebrations;

(2) Is this more, less or equivalent to last year's allocation;


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