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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 16 September 2021) . . Page.. 2700 ..


of refurbishment of, or the addition of, (a) facilities for the use of the Cabinet and (b) meeting rooms, reception areas, ante rooms, waiting areas, and lounges.

(2) For each refurbishment or addition referred to in part (1), (a) what is the budgeted, projected or likely cost, (b) what is the source of funding, (c) when will work on the refurbishment commence and conclude and (d) can the Chief Minister provide all business cases, designs, plans, concepts, proposals, photos, diagrams etc.

(3) For each refurbishment or addition referred to in part (1), can the Chief Minister provide details of the number of (a) kitchens or kitchenettes, (b) coffee machines, (c) fridges and freezers, and type of fridge or freezer (bar fridge, wine chiller fridge) and (d) televisions, monitors and video projection devices, proposed to be incorporated.

(4) For each refurbishment or addition referred to in part (1), (a) who will be the main user or beneficiary of the refurbishment or addition and (b) what existing facilities or functions will need to be moved, reconfigured or discontinued to allow for the refurbishment or addition.

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

The fit-out and furnishing of vacant space within the new ACT Government office building at 220 London Circuit is currently being considered.


Casey—sporting and recreation facilities(Question No 379)

Mr Milligan asked the Minister for Planning and Land Management, upon notice, on 6 August 2021:

(1) Why is much of the land, suitable for sporting and recreation facilities, being applied to residential development in Casey.

(2) Who is responsible for development on blocks 12 and 13, section 132, Casey.

(3) What plans does the ACT Government have for providing sporting and recreation facilities in Casey.

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

(1) The remaining unleased land is in the Casey group centre. It is zoned CZ1 – Commercial Zone, which provides for the widest range of future uses that could best serve the residents of Casey, surrounding community and in the context of the district and city. This includes but is not limited to residential use.

(2) This land has not been released for development.

(3) The Environment, Planning and Sustainable Directorate (EPSDD) is currently undertaking a Gungahlin district community and recreational facilities assessment (the assessment) to inform a strategic approach to planning for community and recreational facilities in Gungahlin now and into the future. The assessment will inform consideration of sporting and recreation facilities across the entire Gungahlin district, including in Casey. Sporting and recreation facility provision is also considered and


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