Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 1 Hansard (15 February) . . Page.. 295 ..
(Question No 318)
Mr Quinlan asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:
In relation to the Gold Creek Homestead:
(1) What are the current and historical maintenance costs to Government of the Gold Creek Homestead for:
(a) all the years the building has been held in government ownership; or
(b) where the Government has contributed to the buildings up keep.
(2) What was the total cost to Government of re-acquiring the Homestead.
Mr Smyth: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:
(1) The current and historical maintenance costs to Government of the Gold Creek Homestead are as follows:
(2) Planning and Land Management, on behalf of the Territory, paid $1,350,000.00 in settlement of a compensation claim for Gold Creek Homestead on 24 December 1997. In addition, waivers were granted for rent on the buffer lease (Block 1 Section 23 Ngunnawal) of $2,039.41 and rates for the two blocks of $2,456.36 (the buffer lease) and $2,154.64 (for the main property Block 354 Gungahlin) respectively.