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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 22 September 2005) . . Page.. 3689 ..


Note:

For the purpose of ‘evening’, the data reflects the periods 1800 to 0600.

The geographic regions are not limited to any respective town centre but include the total patrol areas.

Assault includes all non-sexual assaults including family violence incidents.

Assault offences do not include instances of assault as a result of a robbery. In accordance with Australian Bureau of Statistics publication 1234.0: Australian Standard Offence Classification 1997, an assault where the intent is to rob or steal from a person, is classed as an aggravated robbery.

(6)(c) In relation to convictions made, it is too resource intensive to provide this data within the timeframe provided.


Veterans memorial—capital expenditure(Question No 550)

Mr Smyth asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 25 August 2005:

What has been delivered for the $1 000 capital expenditure, as at the end of the 2004-05 March Quarter, on the ACT Veterans’ Memorial;

What was the total amount of expenditure on this project as at the end of the 2004-05 financial year;

Has this project been completed; if so, when was it completed; if not, (a) what is its current status, (b) why was it not completed by June 2005 as forecast in the 2004-05 Budget, (c) what is the new completion date, (d) what design will the Memorial take and (e) at what stage are the plans at for this Memorial;

What consultation has taken place for this project.

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

The $1,000 of capital expenditure was associated with research materials and consultation activities relating to the development of the ACT Memorial.

Expenditure at the end of the 2004-05 financial year totalled $1,254. The remaining funds were rolled over into the 2005-06 Budget.

I accepted the recommendation of the Memorial Reference Group to develop the Memorial in two integrated parts – the physical memorial and a website with a database of those who have an association with the ACT and who have served the country. An additional $250,000 was allocated in the 2005-06 Budget.

The Memorial Reference Group is currently considering designs for the physical Memorial. A researcher has been appointed to prepare data for the ACT Memorial database. Work has commenced on the development of a website to support the Memorial.

The project’s forecast completion of June 2005 was changed to extend the scope of the project.


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