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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 10 (19 October) . . Page.. 3396..


(2) Colliers International estimated the before value of Block 1 Section 24 City to be $5,700,000 and the after value to be $7,200,000. Off-site works were assessed at $1,902,812 and this was included as a deduction against the after value. The Australian Valuation Office assessed the before value at $5,700,000 and the after value at $9,100,000. However, the AVO did not take the value of off-site works into account in their calculations. The scope of the off-site works was subsequently increased after works approval was granted by the National Capital Authority.

(3) The total overall increase in gross floor area was 50,193 square metres.

(4) The total change of use charge paid in accordance with the consent decision by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal was $862,500 being 75% of the added value of $1,150,000.

Education—university admission index

(Question No 1306)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 21 September 2006:

(1) How much was paid for the analysis and report prepared by Professor Hyndman on the ACT's University Admission Index (UAI) process,

(2) What were the terms of reference, and any other reporting instructions, for that report;

(3) Has Professor Hyndman had any involvement in the establishment or analysis of the ACT UAI system in the past;

(4) Did Professor Hyndman take advantage of the opportunity to communicate directly with the key complainants;

(5) Was all relevant information raised by complainants referred to Professor Hyndman.

Mr Barr

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

(1) $5,600

(2) To evaluate the claims by a member of the ACT community that ACT students have been systematically disadvantaged by current UAI procedures used to mesh ACT UAIs with NSW.

(3) No.

(4) Not that I am aware of.

(5) Emails received from the claimant 28 November 2005 to 1 February 2006 were referred to Professor Hyndman.


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