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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 18 August 2005 2005) . . Page.. 2949 ..


Women—consultations(Question No 392)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Women, upon notice, on 21 June 2005:

Which men’s groups has the ACT Government consulted with since 2001 in relation to the development of women’s policy and on what issues.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The ACT Government has involved men’s groups in consultations relating to the development of women’s policy.

To obtain the information that Mrs Burke has requested would require a significant diversion of resources to retrieve the information from other ACT Government agencies and the relevant archived files.


Housing—relocations(Question No 394)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 21 June 2005:

Does Housing ACT assist with covering the costs associated with moving homes for (a) existing tenants who are transferring or (b) new tenants;

If so, how much in total was expended by Housing ACT on assisting (a) existing or (b) new tenants to relocate in public housing during 2004-05.

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

(1) (a) Where the transfer is a Management Initiated Transfer (MIT), as part of a relocation project, or a temporary move associated with a refurbishment project, Housing ACT assists tenants with costs associated with the transfer ie removalist, connection of services.

(b) No.

(2) (a) 2004-05 - $346,000 to 31 May 2005

(b) Nil


Housing—maintenance(Question No 395)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 21 June 2005:

Does Housing ACT have a comprehensive planned approach to maintenance of all public housing properties in the ACT;


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