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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 1 Hansard (16 February) . . Page.. 297..


through the 2005-06 allocation of $3.903m with expenditure of $356,444. The terresterial links are funded through the 2003-04 Second Appropriation with a total of $2.018m (Capital and recurrent) over four years. Funding referred to is at page 375 of Budget Paper 4.

(2) The total cost of installing broadband links to date has been $1,437,444. This comprises the TRN component ($356,444) and the terrestrial component ($1.081m)

(3) The project is not over budget.

(4) Twenty three ESA facilities are connected via broadband links. Tidbinbilla is not connected due to technical difficulties and connection to the Woden SES facility is in progress.

Housing ACT-heritage study

(Question No 806)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 24 November 2005:

Has Housing ACT, in conjunction with ACT Heritage, conducted a heritage study of properties owned by Housing ACT covered by the multi-unit property plan report; if so, is the report available for public scrutiny.

Mr Hargreaves

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Housing ACT is working with the Heritage Unit to meet its obligations under the Heritage Act 2004.

Development-Kippax Centre

(Question No 808)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 24 November 2005:

(1) Given that the multi-unit development on the old Kippax Pool and Fitness Centre site is nearing completion, how many of these units will be used by Housing ACT;

(2) Will the Government be buying the units; if so, how much has it, or will it, pay for each unit.

Mr Hargreaves

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Housing ACT is not considering the purchase of any of these units at this stage.

(2) No units in this development have been purchased or are in the process of being purchased by Housing ACT.


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