Page 73 - Week 01 - Tuesday, 7 December 2004
Mr Quinlan presented the following paper:
Australian Capital Tourism Corporation Act, pursuant to subsection 28 (3)—Australian Capital Tourism—1st Quarterly report—July to September 2004.
Mr Corbell presented the following papers:
Calvary Public Hospital—Information Bulletin—Patient Activity Data—External Distribution—
The Canberra Hospital—Information Bulletin—Patient Activity Data—
Planning and land directions
Paper and statement by minister
MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Minister for Health and Minister for Planning): I present the following paper:
Planning and Land Act, pursuant to section 12—Planning and Land Direction to Authority 2004 (No 1)—Notifiable Instrument NI2004-370, dated 9 September 2004.
I ask for leave to make a brief statement in relation to the paper.
MR CORBELL: Mr Speaker, on 9 September this year I gave a ministerial direction to the ACT Planning and Land Authority in relation to the neighbourhood plans for Griffith, Narrabundah, Forrest, Red Hill, Yarralumla, Hughes, Garran, Hackett and Watson. In approving the neighbourhood plans, I directed the authority under section 12 of the Planning and Land Act 2002 to apply a policy of sympathetic and complementary design, the type of development permitted to occur within the A10 land use policy areas for the suburbs of inner north and inner south Canberra.
I also directed the authority to prepare a companion guideline document to the good design guideline series, outlining what is complementary and sympathetic design. This document will assist developers and the community to understand and meet this general policy direction in regard to the previously mentioned A10 areas.
Mr Speaker, this ministerial direction is a notifiable instrument and, as appropriate, has been notified in the ACT legislation register. In accordance with the Planning and Land