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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 9 Hansard (21 September) . . Page.. 3090..


    • Climate change protection program under the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives.
    • Implementation of national energy market reforms in the ACT under COAG and the Ministerial Council on Energy.
    • Review of the Utlilities Act 2000.
    • Legislation for the implementation of the national energy market reforms.
    • Implementation of the Water Resources Strategy.
    • Fuel efficiency in the ACT Government fleet.

(8) This will be finalised once the structural changes have been completed.

Disability, Housing and Community Services, Department

(Question No 1182)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability and Community Services, upon notice, on 22 August 2006:

How much funding, as a percentage of the total budget for the Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services, has been placed aside in the annual budgets of (a) 2002-03, (b) 2003-04, (c) 2004-05, (d) 2005-06 and (e) current year to date for the trialling of new programs.

Ms Gallagher

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

The Department has not placed aside a percentage of the nominated annual budgets specifically for the trailing of new programs.

Disability ACT

(Question No 1183)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability and Community Services, upon notice, on 22 August 2006:

(1) How does Disability ACT deliver flexible family support models to residents of Disability Group Homes;

(2) How many families of individuals residing in Disability Group Homes does Disability ACT provide support to in negotiating service arrangement;

(3) What forms of service arrangements does Disability ACT arrange, external to the Disability Group Home program.

Ms Gallagher

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

(1) Disability ACT provides flexible family support models by looking at the individual requirements of each person within the group house and by facilitating support to meet these requirements. Disability ACT also encourages and facilitates the family's ongoing involvement in the life and direction of their family member.


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