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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 7 June 2018) . . Page.. 2313 ..

whether they have been met, (b) timeframe for implementation, (c) expected total cost of the program, (d) total value spent to date on the program and (e) entities involved in the program, including third party service providers and stakeholder groups.

(2) If third parties have been engaged to assist with the Land Title System Modernisation Program, can the Chief Minister provide (a) the name of the entity, (b) the value of the contract, (c) services provided, (d) procurement method, (e) period of contract, (f) contract name and (g) contract numbers.

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

(1) Initiatives and expected outcomes of the program, and whether they have been met:

(a) The Land Titles Modernisation Project mandate is to deliver a new online Land Titles Register providing access to the Public, Industry Subscriber and to ACT Govt. users, including the following items which have been delivered:

(i) Replace the existing Tarquin system with the new ACT Land Information System (ACTLIS) and deliver new ICT infrastructure, ensuring supportability.

(ii) Allow online purchases and account payments by credit card.

(iii) Provide a better user experience accessible from normal web browsers on all computers, tablets and mobile phones.

(iv) Deliver searches by the use of street addressing and other property and title details.

(v) Modernise business processes so there is less reliance on data entry and manual monthly account generation.

(vi) Deliver benefits to industry by way of more efficient user and account management facilities.

(vii) Deliver reporting functions to the ACT Revenue Office and the Australian Taxation Office.

the following deliverables which are now under development:

(viii) Deliver a Title Watch Service whereby the public and industry will receive an alert on a Title should there be a dealing lodged with the Land Titles Office.

(ix) Rationalise the 85 Land Titles Dealings currently managed by the Land Titles Office and migrate those from Tarquin to ACTLIS.

(b) The Land Titles Modernisation Project is currently scheduled for completion in April 2019. ACTLIS Release 1 was delivered in early May and the project is now 40% complete. System development work for Release 2 – Dealing Lodgements has now commenced and is scheduled for completion by April 2019.

(c) In the 2015-16 a budget $1,790,000 was announced as capital funding for the land titles project.

(d) As at 30 April 2018, $992,000 has been spent.

(e) Entities involved in the program, including third party service providers and stakeholder groups are:

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