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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 02 Hansard (Thursday, 10 March 2011) . . Page.. 846 ..


much money is committed for each project or program.

(3) If actual and committed expenditure for (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, (c) 2010-11 and (d) 2011-12 did not equate to the Treasury costings for this commitment, why not.

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

Details of the implementation of Government programs is routinely provided in relevant Budget papers Annual Reports and the mid-year Budget Review.

Further advice is made available to members through the Budget Estimates and Annual Report hearings processes.

Relevant information is also available in the Mid-Term Report on Achievement of Election Commitments released in October 2010. The Report is available at www.chiefminister.act.gov.au/uploads/ot/election_commitments_report.pdf.


Public service—annual leave(Question No 1483)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation, upon notice, on 16 February 2011:

(1) What is the policy of Exhibition Park Corporation as to the quantum of annual leave that staff can accumulate before being encouraged to take leave.

(2) Do staff lose annual leave entitlements if they do not take leave; if so, what are the policy rules that apply in that circumstance.

(3) What was the quantum of annual leave liability as at 31 December 2010 in both (a) hours and (b) dollars.

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

(1) Staff of the Exhibition Park Corporation (EPC) are public servants employed under the Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS). EPC adheres to the TAMS’ Enterprise Agreement which states that employees and their managers must agree and implement leave management plans once their accumulated annual leave exceeds eight weeks.

(2) No, but employees are encouraged to take excess leave as detailed in (1) above.

(3) (a) 2,072 hours

(b) $90,144


Budget—program management and funding(Question No 1484)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation, upon notice, on 16 February 2011:


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