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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 9 Hansard (21 September) . . Page.. 3093..


Ms Gallagher

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

(1) Disability ACT undertakes recruitment rounds throughout each year. Staff vacancies are filled either from existing staff or through recruitment rounds. Casual staff are sometimes engaged pending the filling of vacancies.

(2) A parent representative is included on each panel for recruitment rounds.

Disability ACT

(Question No 1188)

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

In relation to the Government's review of Disability Service Provision, what forms of quality assurance will Disability ACT have in place during the proposed 12 month trial whereby the community sector will be given the opportunity to provide activities such as (a) recreation and social associations, (b) transport arrangements, and (c) accommodation services for people who reside in Disability Group Homes.

Ms Gallagher

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

(1) The Government is undertaking a review of the role of government in the provision of disability services in the ACT. There is no pre-determined outcome for this review. There are no trials underway or being organised.

Land Development Agency

(Question No 1189)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 23 August 2006:

In relation to the cost of site office establishment by the Land Development Agency:

(1) What is the total and individual cost of (a) all site offices established by the Land Development Agency in the last two years up to 30 June 2006, (b) the landscaping surrounding all of the site offices established by the Land Development Agency in the last two years up to 30 June 2006 and (c) the removal of all site offices established by the Land Development Agency in the last two years up to 30 June 2006;

(2) How long was each individual site in operation for and what were the exact dates of operation for each site office.

Mr Corbell

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

(1) (a) The site office at Wells Station cost $123,615 (ex GST) to build.

(b) The landscaping cost for the Wells Station site office was $72,700 (ex GST).

(c) Nil.


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