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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 3 Hansard (23 October) . . Page.. 4101..


The ACT Government is considering a range of initiatives to manage the ACT's water resources, including those to reduce water use and enable the use of recycled water.

Land release

(Question No 948)

Mrs Dunne

asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice:

In relation to land release:

How many new blocks were finally released in greenfields and existing urban areas as a result of the Residential Land Release Program in:

2000-2001;

2001-2002;

2002-2003;

How many new blocks in greenfields and existing urban areas are planned to be released as a result of the 2003-2004 Residential Land Release Program;

How many have actually been released to date;

What is the program for the release of the remaining residential blocks in the 2003-2004 Residential Land Release Program.

Mr Corbell

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

The following table indicates the actual land releases for the period 2000/2001 to 2002/2003. These figures exclude private redevelopments which are estimated to be 500 in 2000/2001 and 1,000 for both 2001/2002 and 2002/2003.

Greenfields

Established

Total

2000/2001

985

223

1,208

2001/2002

970

1,081

2,051

2002/2003

773

645

1,4181

The following table indicates the published 2003/2004 Land Release Program, excluding an estimated 1,000 private redevelopments.

Greenfields

Established

Total

2003/2004

1,866

529

2,3952

The total number of dwelling sites released for servicing between 1 July 2003 and 31 August 2003 was 1,6213. Of those, 1,145 are greenfields and 476 are in established areas. The following lists these estates.

North Watson

260

East O'Malley

116

Harrison 1

595

Kingston Foreshore - site 1

100

Wells Station 4

350 *


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