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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 17 March 2005 2005) . . Page.. 1264 ..


The number of attempted suicides by active mental health clients identified by Mental Health ACT since 1 July 2004 is:

July 2004: 3

August 2004: 2

September 2004: 1

November 2004: 1

December 2004: 3

January 2005: 1

February 2005: 1


Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve(Question No 161)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Environment, upon notice, on 16 February 2005:

How many eco lodges do you plan to build at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve;

Where do you propose to build them;

Will these eco lodges be run by the ACT Government or leased to private contractors;

If leased out to private contractors, how will the Government select the contractors;

If the lodges will be operated by the ACT Government, has a study been done to assess their viability;

What approval process will have to occur before the eco lodges can be built;

When will these eco lodges open;

How many campsites will open at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and how will this compare with the situation before the bushfires;

Where are you proposing to put the camp sites;

What approval process will have to occur before the campsites can open;

When will these campsites re-open.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

I will respond in my capacity as the Minister responsible for Bushfire Recovery, and as the Minister responsible for work undertaken by the Shaping Our Territory Implementation Group in the Chief Minister’s Department.

I refer the Member to the study Shaping Our Territory – Final Report: Opportunities for Non-Urban ACT; to the Shaping Our Territory – Business Case and Master Plan – Tidbinbilla study; for information relating to the potential for commercial operations within Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.


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