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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 10 Hansard (Thursday, 28 August 2008) . . Page.. 4033 ..

Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

There are currently 484 full fee paying students enrolled in ACT public schools. In addition, there are approximately 220 international students who have been granted fee exemption status. As at 18 August 2008, there were 823 international students enrolled at the CIT and 2324 at the University of Canberra.

Nil for full fee paying international students and over $2.5m for fee exempt students in 2007. The cost to the ACT Government for international students studying at tertiary institutions is nil.

In 2008, the funding allocated to ACT public schools to support full fee paying international students is $7 179 per student for public colleges, $6 903 per student for public high schools and $5 388 per student for public primary schools. Fee exempt students incur no additional funding. Tertiary institutions receive no additional funding for international students.

(a) 57 (b) 427 (c) CIT – 823 UC-2324. The remainder of the tertiary sector is unknown, as the Department of Education and Training does not have responsibility for these universities.

Civic—parking facilities

(Question No 2191)

Mr Mulcahy asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 20 August 2008 (redirected to the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services):

How long will the temporary car parks near Commonwealth Avenue, next to Lake Burley Griffin, be operational;

What will happen to this car park when it is no longer operational;

What specific plans does the Government have to provide permanent car parking facilities in Civic.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The temporary car park is expected to operate for at least five years.

It is intended that it will be returned to an open grassed area.

The Government is ensuring that a condition of city developments is the replacement of publicly available parking as well as the provision of on site parking to meet some of the additional generated demand. In addition, the Government is investigating suitable sites for multi-storey car parks in the City area.

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