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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 04 Hansard (Friday, 23 April 2021) . . Page.. 1194 ..


(3) Does the Government track employment by sector.

(4) According to government data, can the Minister detail as at 30 June 2020, (a) the number of APS employees who reside in the ACT, (b) ACT public servants who reside in the ACT, (c) ACT public servants who do not reside in the ACT, (d) the number of private sector employees, (e) the number of private sector employees who work for organisations that primarily supply goods and services to the Australian Government and (f) other.

(5) Does the Government track how many businesses have relocated from the ACT to NSW; if so, of these, does the Government track how many businesses relocated from the ACT to Queanbeyan, NSW.

(6) How many businesses have relocated between the 2016-17 financial year and the 2019-20 financial year.

(7) How many jobs have the relocations referred to in part (6) cost the ACT.

(8) Does the Government track or survey the reasons why businesses leave the ACT; if so, can the minister detail the top three reasons.

(9) How much money has government invested in the Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN).

(10) What is the duration of the CBRIN investment commitment.

(11) How does the Government measure the effectiveness of the CBRIN investment.

(12) Does the Government track how many jobs have been directly created as a result of its financial investment in CBRIN.

(13) How many jobs have been directly created as a result of the Government’s financial investment in CBRIN.

(14) Why did the TradeConnect Grant program end.

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

(1) There are a range of measures available that show the influence of the Commonwealth on the ACT economy. National Accounts data, ABS data, Commonwealth Budget papers and the AusTender website all provide this type of information. The ACT government does not have of its own set of measures that track this relationship.

(2) Treasury has not regularly produced reports/analysis of this nature. From time to time at government request, particular proposals for relocation of Commonwealth agencies have been examined.

(3) ABS Labour Force, Detailed, Quarterly publication provides detailed employment by industry and by sector in the ACT.

(4) (a) This information is not available. Commonwealth budget papers have provided Commonwealth staffing levels by agency at the national level. The Commonwealth budget papers do not provide the staffing level by state/territory. The APS


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