Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 6 May 2010) . . Page.. 1989 ..
Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
In relation to the ACT Planning and Land Authority, the information requested in this Question on Notice requires detailed research of financial and other records.
The Government is not prepared to invest the significant time required to address such questions as it would be too resource intensive and time consuming.
Government—committees and working groups(Question No 670)
Mr Seselja asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, upon notice, on 18 March 2010:
(1) How many working groups, consultation groups, inter-departmental committees, roundtables or other intra-government committees are chaired or organised by the Minister’s department and agencies in their portfolio.
(2) What is the cost of administering each group referred to in part (1).
(3) What is the purpose of each group.
(4) How often does each group meet and what costs are associated with each meeting.
(5) Which other ACT Government departments or agencies are represented.
(6) How many community consultation groups, roundtables or committees are chaired or organised by the Minister’s department and agencies in their portfolio.
(7) What is the cost of administering each group referred to in part (6).
(8) What is the purpose of each group referred to in part (6).
(9) How often does each group referred to in part (6) meet.
(10) Who is represented on each group referred to in part (6).
Mr Corbell: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) The Department currently administers five interdepartmental committees, namely:
• Climate Change Interdepartmental Committee;
• Feed-in Tariff Stage 2 Interdepartmental Committee;
• Electric Vehicles Interdepartmental Committee;
• Vertebrate Pest Working Group; and
• Canberra Integrated Urban Waterways Committee.
(2) This information is not collected separately and therefore is not available.
• Climate Change Interdepartmental Committee coordinates a whole of government approach to climate change.