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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 13 Hansard (Tuesday, 25 November 2014) . . Page.. 3990 ..


Section 16B of the Financial Management Act 1996 allows for the Treasurer to authorise an appropriation to be rolled over from one financial year to the next. The attached section 16B instrument, signed by me as Treasurer, authorises a total of $94,000 of undispersed net cost of outputs appropriation relating to the back pay of salary increases from 2013-14 to 2014-15 fiscal year to the Legal Aid Commission.

Section 19B allows the Treasurer to authorise an appropriation for any new commonwealth payments where no appropriation has been made in respect of those funds. The attached section 19B instrument, again signed by me as Treasurer, provides for an increase of $213,400 in payment for expenses on behalf of the territory for the Education and Training Directorate for the more support for students with disability national partnership, non-government schools.

Additional details regarding these instruments are provided in the statement of reasons accompanying each of the instruments I have tabled this afternoon. I commend those instruments to the Assembly.

Icon Water Ltd—modified statement of corporate intent

Paper and statement by minister

MR BARR (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Housing and Minister for Tourism and Events): For the information of members I present the following paper:

Territory-owned Corporations Act, pursuant to subsection 19(3)—Modified Statement of Corporate Intent 2014-15 to 2017-18—Icon Water Limited, dated 17 November 2014.

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.

Leave granted.

MR BARR: In accordance with section 21 of the Territory-owned Corporations Act 1990, I hereby present the modified 2014-15 statement of corporate intent for Icon Water Ltd, formerly known as ACTEW Corporation Ltd. I tabled the original statement of corporate intent in the Assembly on 3 June this year. Apart from the change of name on 31 October, the changes appearing in the modified 2014-15 statement of corporate intent have resulted from a revised strategic planning focus and restructuring within the organisation.

The changes from the original 2014-15 statement of corporate intent that I tabled in the Assembly in June of this year are as follows: new core purpose and values, replacing the “old” vision and mission statements in the original statement of corporate intent; new strategic goal and objectives; the integration of the original six strategies into four higher level strategic objectives; and the alignment of performance measures and targets with Icon Water’s four strategic objectives.

I wish to advise that there has been no change in the financial statements contained in the modified statement of corporate intent. However, as a consequence of Icon Water


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