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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 20 October 2005) . . Page.. 4024 ..


Environment ACT has raised with ActewAGL the need to address water seepage from the water reservoir off Red Hill Drive. I have asked the Department to follow this through and to ensure rehabilitation works are undertaken to stabilise the disturbed land around the reservoir.


Ngun(n)awal—identity and funding(Question No 586)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Indigenous Affairs, upon notice, on 20 September 2005:

How much public funding has been provided to people and/or organisations who have not had their Ngunawal identity validated by the customs and traditions of the Ngunawal people during (a) 2001-02, (b) 2002-03, (c) 2003-04, (d) 2004-05 and (e) 2005-06 to date.

What was this funding provided and used for.

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

There is no such validation required.

Not applicable


Alcohol—serving intoxicated persons(Question No 591)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 20 September 2005:

Given recent criticism regarding serving of alcohol to intoxicated persons in Civic, what is the Government and Office of Fair Trading doing to enforce laws within clubs and pubs not to serve alcohol to those who are intoxicated;

Will the Government look at tightening liquor licensing laws to ensure more checks are done before liquor licenses are awarded; if so, when will this process begin; if not, why not;

Does the Office of Fair Trading or Liquor Licensing do regular checks in establishments to monitor alcohol cut offs to those who are intoxicated; if so, how often; if not, why not;

How many establishments with liquor licenses have been fined or warned in the past 12 months for serving alcohol to intoxicated persons;

How many of those establishments fined were in the Civic area.

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

Liquor Inspectors from the Office of Fair Trading conduct regular inspections of licensed premises. Priority is given to those establishments by assessing intelligence gathered


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