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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 06 Hansard (Friday, 6 May 2005 2005) . . Page.. 2017 ..


Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs

26 August

Local Government and Planning Ministerial Council

Date in August to be confirmed

Online Council

Date in August to be confirmed

September 2005

Ministerial Conference on the Status of Women

19 September 2005

Housing Ministers’ Conference

23 Sept 2005

Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council

30 September

Tourism Ministerial Council

Date to be confirmed

October 2005

Australian Police Ministers’ Council

14 October 2005

Intergovernmental Committee of the Australian Crime Commission

14 October 2005

Primary Industries Ministerial Council

26 October 2005

Environment Protection & Heritage Council

26 October 2005

Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council

27 October 2005

Australian New Zealand Food Regulation Council

28 October 2005

The above answer incorporates information provided to the Member separately by Mr John Hargreaves MLA in his capacity as Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services.


Water—environmental flows(Question No 342)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for the Environment, upon notice, on 5 April 2005:

In relation to environmental flows, what is the new scientific knowledge about the amount of water in our rivers referred to on page 43 of Think Water, Act Water;

Is there a new formula for the forward assessment of water resources; if so, what is it;

Have the measurement techniques for flow rates in rivers within the ACT or that contribute to the ACT’s water supply changed since 1999; if so, how;

If there are new measurement techniques, are they being applied to all existing monitoring points; if not, why not;

If they are not being applied to all existing monitoring points, are they being applied to any of them; if so, which ones;

Is river flow monitoring being carried out in places additional to those used in 1999;

What account has been taken of decreased runoff as a result of catchment regeneration following the January 2003 bushfires;

When will the ACT Government finalise the Environmental Flow Guidelines.

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


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