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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 4 Hansard (3 April) . . Page.. 1542..


Mr Stanhope: The answer to Mr Pratt's question is:

(1) No works are planned at Quamby as part of the $300,000 allocation for the Forward Design Project. The $300,000 for the Forward Design Project is for a study on future infrastructure needs and design concepts for Quamby. This has comprised contracting an architect through a tender process to undertake a study and provide full sketch plans on possible upgrades to the Centre.


The Forward Design Project will be completed in July 2003 at which point the results of the study, including full sketch plans, will be available.

(2) Not applicable.

(3) Not applicable.

Schools-safety facilities

(Question No 618)

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

In relation to safety facilities in various schools:

(1) Can the Minister advise what has been delivered for the $11,000 expended as at 31 December 2002 on this project;

(2) Have any further funds been spent between 31 December 2002 and 31 March 2003, if so, please provide details, including the school, amount of expenditure and safety measures implemented;

(3) Can the Minister provide any details about how the remaining funds will be expended - $789,000 as at 31 December 2002 - if so, please list school, amount of expenditure and safety measures to be implemented.

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

(1) The $11,000 expended on safety facilities prior to 31 December 2002 was spent on the following:

Construction Insurance

$4,000

Roof Safety

Mawson Primary School

$7,000

(2) Between 31 December 2002 and 31 March 2003 money has been spent on the following safety facilities:

Roof Safety

Melrose High School

$44,000

Electrical Safety Switches

Melrose High School

$6,000

School glazing

Consultants' fees for various schools

$18,000


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