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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 12 April 2018) . . Page.. 1456 ..


Attachment B

Table 1. Releases with Affordable Housing in 2013 by the then Land Development Agency

Suburb/development with an Affordable Housing requirement

Total release number in 2013

Affordable Housing released

Percentage of Affordable Housing from the development

Franklin

121

24

20

Coombs

176

52

30

Wright

85

17

20

Total

382

93

24


Homelessness—abandoned belongings(Question No 1012)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 23 February 2018:

(1) In relation to “homeless stashes” and abandoned materials recovered from areas frequented by rough sleepers, (a) what happens to those materials recovered, (b) are the materials washed and cleaned, (c) are they returned to the location where they were abandoned after washing and cleaning, (d) are efforts taken to locate the owner of the materials to return to them.

(2) If materials are not returned to their owner, where do they go.

(3) Has any consideration been given to providing recovered materials to homelessness outreach services to return to rough sleepers.

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

(1) (a) Where belongings have been abandoned and can be safely retrieved they are retained and stored at a maintenance depot for return to the owner. If items cannot be safely salvaged they are disposed of.

(b) No.

(c) No.

(d) Yes, where it is clear the items are owned, Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) officers make enquires and attempt to contact the owner through ACT Policing or St Vincent de Paul.

(2) Unclaimed or non-salvageable materials are disposed of at a waste facility.

(3) Yes. TCCS has direct links to St Vincent de Paul and is a partner in the Street to Home program operated by St Vincent de Paul.


Housing—rates(Question No 1015)

Mr Coe asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 23 February 2018:

(1) Can the Treasurer provide, for each financial year since 2012-2012 and for each year of the forward estimates, the (a) number of dwellings that paid the fixed charge of the


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