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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 3 May 2007) . . Page.. 1028 ..

In 2006 a company with expertise in solar energy approached the former BusinessACT for advice on local labour costs of particular technical and trade professions. I understand the company may have sought similar information from other Australian jurisdictions as an input to an investment location decision. The requested information was provided. The approach was treated as ‘commercial in confidence’ and it is not appropriate to disclose details of the company in question.

The following organisations have received funding through the former Knowledge Fund for renewable energy research and commercialisation support. The projects were completed as per the contractual requirements of the funding.





Big Dish Solar Concentrators for Integrated Energy Solutions

Wizard Information Systems Pty Ltd



Wind Energy Recovery System



Proof of Concept

Centre for Sustainable Energy



Industry Development

Chemical Storage of Solar Energy with a Trough Concentrator



Proof of Concept



Children—health checks

(Question No 1500)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 28 February 2007:

Are provisions made to ensure that children in foster care are given regular health checks and follow-up treatment; if so, (a) how is this monitored and (b) is data collected.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:


Currently data is collected by the Child at Risk Health Unit (CARHU) to measure the number of children entering “out of home care” per month, which includes kinship care (fostered by relative) as well as the number of children screened at CARHU.


Environment—Kambah Telstra tower

(Question No 1501)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 28 February 2007:

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