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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 4 Hansard (3 April) . . Page.. 1538..

(4) What percentage of this project has been completed;

(5) Will that $15,000 be spent on the Lanyon Neighbourhood and Youth Centre or will it get rolled over into another project within the department.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to Mr Pratt's question is:

(1) Construction of the Lanyon Neighbourhood and Youth Centre was completed in April 2001.

(2) The amount of $15,000 shown in the December 2002 Quarterly Capital Works Progress Report is the amount of outstanding authorisation for the project. The amount is forecast for expenditure in 2002-03.

(3) The remaining $15,000 is the balance of the project budget and has been retained in case any late claims for payment are made on the project and/or to address any defects.

(4) The project is physically complete and is to be closed off as financially complete at 30 June 2003.

(5) A late claim for payment of consultant design fees was received in early 2003 for a sum of $6,115. This amount has been paid. Further claims are not anticipated. There will be no rollover of remaining funds to another project.

O'Connell Centre relocation

(Question No 613)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Education, Youth and Family Services, upon notice:

In relation to the O'Connell Centre relocation:

(1) What is the current situation with relocation of the O'Connell Centre;

(2) What was delivered for the $27,000 expended as at 31 December 2002 on this project;

(3) Have any funds been expended on this project between 31 December 2002 and 31 March 2003, if so, please provide details of cost and reason for cost;

(4) When will a final decision be made on the relocation of the O'Connell Centre.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to Mr Pratt's question is:

(1) Plans are under way to relocate the Centre for Teaching and Learning Technologies from the O'Connell Centre to the Canberra College (Weston campus). The project is at Final Sketch Plan stage and documentation work is proceeding with a view to the project going to construction tender in June 2003. The project is expected to be completed by December 2003.

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