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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 14 Hansard (11 December) . . Page.. 5341..


animation of public spaces, which may include private developments contributing. Again, this can be achieved in a number of ways.

(4) The 'Gateway Public Art Program' is referred to within the Statement under the theme of celebrating Canberra. In this context, it is extremely conceptual at this stage, but as a principle, indicates that as part of any plan to promote Canberra as a city and a National Capital, the opportunity exists to consider how the entrances to Canberra are treated. The Gateway Public Art Program complements the principle of encouraging the incorporation of high quality public art referred to in (1), (2) and (3).

Health Care cards

(Question No 1201)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Health, upon notice:

In relation to Health Care card holders:

(1) How many individuals in the ACT over 65 years of age are currently entitled to be holders of a Health Care card;

(2) How many individuals in the ACT over 65 years of age are currently Health Care card holders.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is:

Centrelink issues Health Care cards to individuals, which is a Commonwealth responsibility.

ACT Health does not keep any statistics on the number of individuals in the ACT over 65 who hold or are eligible for a Health Care card.

Superannuation provision account

(Question No 1206)

Mr Smyth asked the Treasurer, upon notice:

In relation to the management of investments held within the Superannuation Provision Account (SPA):

(1) Has Treasury undertaken an assessment of the way in which the performance of investments held in the SPA should be reported;

(2) If this assessment has been undertaken, what has been the outcome in terms of any changes in the disclosure of the performance of these investments;

(3) Is it possible to obtain a report of this assessment;

(4) If no such assessment has been completed, will this assessment be undertaken;


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