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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 2 Hansard (9 March) . . Page.. 627..


  • Sharing information on economic development policies and trends with global economic development agencies.
  • Strengthening partnership with Austrade Ireland and Manchester - Austrade Senior Consultants to be ACT Industry Champions.
  • Promoting the ACT's research and development capacity.
  • Marketing the ACT as a centre for educating foreign students.
  • Promoting the significance of Canberra as the National Capital, the home of Australia's decision makers as an advantage to investing in Canberra.
  • Promoting Canberra's economic showcase event Focus on Business 2006.
  • (d) ACT Delegation to UK and USA (Mr Corbell, June 2005)

      • Establishment of mutually beneficial relationships with other jurisdictions, including skill sharing and knowledge transfer.
      • Putting the ACT back at the leading edge of planning and in the development and use of land.
      • Potential for the ACT to obtain global pilot projects in sustainable development and design.
      • The ability to apply the latest in world thinking to the planning of new areas such as Molonglo Valley and North Gungahlin.
      • The ability to form a view and a sense of bench-marking as to the ACT's current and planned approach to development viz-a-viz key comparable jurisdictions.

    WorkCover-review

    (Question No 843)

    Mr Mulcahy

    asked the Minister for Industrial Relations, upon notice, on 14 February 2006:

    (1) Does the ACT Government intend to undertake a review of WorkCover as previously indicated; if so,

    (a) when will the review be undertaken and completed,

    (b) who will undertake the review and

    (c) what is the estimated cost of the review;

    (2) Will the findings of the review be made available to the Legislative Assembly.

    Ms Gallagher

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

    (1) The ACT Government has not stated an intention to undertake a review of ACT WorkCover.

    (a) See answer to (1) above.

    (b) See answer to (1) above.

    (c) See answer to (1) above.


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