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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 3 Hansard (30 March) . . Page.. 968..


(2) How many of these are (a) capable of being occupied, for example, are up to an adequate standard, (b) currently occupied and (c) currently not occupied;

(3) How many residents currently occupy Fraser Court;

(4) At what stage is the revised approach to the revitalisation of Fraser Court;

(5) What is the estimated timing for the revitalisation of Fraser Court;

(6) What public documents are available pertaining to the revised approach to the revitalisation of Fraser Court;

(7) What is the estimated ACT Government cost for the revitalisation of Fraser Court;

(8) How much of this ACT Government funding (a) has already and (b) is yet to be secured through budget processes;

(9) How many (a) residences will be in and (b) residents can occupy Fraser Court once revitalisation is completed.

Mr Hargreaves

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

(1) There are 104 units at Fraser Court;

(2) Of the 104 units at Fraser Court, 24 units are occupied and 80 are not occupied. Some of these units were used as very short stay crisis accommodation over the 2005 Christmas period. It was decided to take the site to the market for redevelopment as the cost of refurbishing the units and bringing them up to the applicable standard was not consistent with the principles in the Public Housing Asset Management Strategy;

(3) There are 24 active tenancy agreements at Fraser Court;

(4) Negotiations on the joint venture continue with the successful partner St Hilliers Pty Ltd.

(5) The development is anticipated to commence in the second half of 2006 and be completed by the end of 2007;

(6) See response to (4);

(7) There is no direct cost to the ACT Government for the revitalisation of Fraser Court.

(8) See response to (7);

(9) Tenants have been advised that if they wish to remain on site after the redevelopment they will be given the opportunity to do so.

Waste disposal-recycling facilities

(Question No 939)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 16 February 2006:


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