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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 7 Hansard (2 July) . . Page.. 2157 ..

Incentives provided to Fujitsu in relation to accommodation are associated with discounted rental of the refurbished level 4 of the Moore Street Building and the Callam Offices where Fujitsu are now operating the Help Desk and Call Centre Operation, referred to as the Enterprise Management Centre (EMC). The Moore Street site is being used as a backup site.

Fujitsu receive rental assistance on Moore Street and Callam which sees the rental going from rent free to converging on or above market terms by December 2001. It is estimated that the rent free period to date has provided assistance to the value of $0.761m. However, strong commercial returns for the Territory over the remaining seven years of the lease will be achieved.

Based on the current level of employment achieved by Fujitsu as detailed below the amount of revenue foregone is estimated to be $0.428m.

2. As at today Fujitsu has 140 staff, 80 of which are permanent employees. The Enterprise Management Centre currently services 21 customers ranging from call management through to high level technical support and resolution. Fujitsu's clients include government departments, private enterprise and educational institutions throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region with skill sets in Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Mandarin speaking clients.

The 900 jobs that people refer to is to be achieved over the better part of five years with exponential growth forecast in the last two years.

Bruce Stadium

Mr Stanhope asked the Chief Minister, on 4 May 1999:

1 . Can you tell the Assembly how much has been paid to CRI Ltd to undertake the preliminary assessment for Bruce Stadium?

2. How much has been paid to CRI for the redevelopment of Bruce Stadium?

3. Can you confirm whether CRI were involved in the Olympic soccer bid?

4. Can you confirm that CRI is owned by Deutsche Bank?

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