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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 7 Hansard (26 June) . . Page.. 2709 ..

(2) The ACT Government's anticipated outcomes and strategies for housing under the new Agreement will be spelt out in the Bilateral Agreement. While this process is still in its consultation stage, I am confident that the initiatives that will be developed will go towards meeting the needs of the ACT community.

While the ACT does not receive funding from the Commonwealth through the Aboriginal Rental Housing Assistance Program (ARHP), specific mechanisms are being developed, in conjunction with Indigenous organisations and the community, to target Indigenous people and their housing needs.

The ACT Government will also be working with the Commonwealth and other jurisdictions to develop a national affordable housing strategy across Australia.

Conder 4 Estate

(Question No 792)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice:

Concerning recent land sales at Conder 4 sub-division:

(1) How many residential blocks were auctioned;

(2) What was the average price paid per block;

(3) How many blocks in total were purchased by developers;

(4)What would be the average cost of developing a block in this sub-division, including roads, curbing and guttering etc.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:

(1) The Conder 4 Estate allows a maximum of 126 dwellings to be developed.

(2) The Estate sold for $11,550,000 which represents a raw land sale value of approximately $91,000 per dwelling.

(3) Conder 4 Estate was sold englobo for private development. The purchaser will develop the site and sell individual blocks following completion of servicing.

(4) In March 2003 SMEC Australia Pty (Engineering Consultants) provided an indicative costing of providing infrastructure at $21, 524 per dwelling. Actual costs will depend on the developer's final proposals and will not be known until construction is complete.

Housing-conveyancing costs

(Question No 793)

Mr Cornwell asked the Treasurer, upon notice:

In relation to stamp duty:

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