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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 22 March 2018) . . Page.. 1062 ..


2017-18

(i) National Library of Australia - $6,000

(ii) National Gallery of Australia - $500,000

(iii) Museum of Australian Democracy - $4,500

(iv) National Archives of Australia - $0

(v) National Museum of Australia - $200,000

(vi) National Film and Sound Archive - $0

(vii) Questacon - $1,200

(viii) Old Parliament House - $0

(ix) Royal Australian Mint - $2,000


Transport—light rail(Question No 943)

Mr Wall asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 23 February 2018:

(1) How much ACT Government funding has been allocated to the Light Rail Business Link (LRBL) program in the (a) 2015-16 and (b) 2016-17 financial years.

(2) How many businesses have been recipients of funding through LRBL in the (a) 2015-16 and (b) 2016-17 financial year.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) ACT Government’s allocated funding for the Light Rail Business Link Program in 2015-16 was $500,000 and in 2016-17 allocated funding was $500,000.

(2) The Canberra Business Chamber (CBC), manager of the Light Rail Business Link program, does not provide direct funding to businesses through the program. It provides support to local business and industry sectors to maximise business opportunities generated by Light Rail construction and future operation. The program also assists individual traders and business precincts that maybe impacted by light rail construction. Support provided by the program to individual businesses includes tailored one-on-one business strategy advice, free places in customised business development programs and representation on specific issues to Canberra Metro and Transport Canberra. The Light Rail Business Link program also provides support to business precincts and industry sectors through promotion, collaboration, communication and advocacy.


Schools—New South Wales students(Question No 947)

Ms Lee asked the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development, upon notice, on 23 February 2018:

(1) In relation to NSW students attending ACT public schools, when and how were new and continuing students’ parents informed about the restrictions on NSW student enrolments.


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