Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 3 May 2007) . . Page.. 1050 ..
• What investigations were undertaken, or guarantees given to ensure that the conditions attached to the tender process were met.
Mr Corbell: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
• To increase the rate of sales in the estate.
• To provide sufficient incentive to prospective purchasers to enable the rate of sales to increase.
• The rates of sale in the estate increased from 1 per month in the 3 months immediately preceding the introduction of the scheme to approximately 4 per month while the scheme was in operation.
• To provide additional incentive to achieve the desired increase in sales rates.
• The selected supplier (Valley Retravision - Tuggeranong) was advised in writing of the change.
• One request for a quotation was sent by fax the day prior to the closing date. This was in order to correct an administrative oversight in the initial dispatch of requests.
• Valley Retravision was selected on the basis of providing the best value for money for Land Development Agency land purchasers.
• Valley Retravision was assessed as providing the best value for money offer.
• The Vouchers forwarded to purchasers under the scheme included the terms and conditions of the vouchers which were consistent with those outlined in the Valley Retravision offer.
(Question No 1540)
Dr Foskey asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 15 March 2007 (redirected to the Treasurer):
• Does ActewAGL buy electricity from residents who produce electricity from solar panels on their premises;
• What rates does it pay to such suppliers;
• How does this compare with the cost to consumers of an equivalent amount of green power;
• What incentives does ActewAGL provide to encourage this localised production of green power.
Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows: