Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 10 March 2005) . . Page.. 941 ..
properties. This will, of course, involve continuing discussions and consultation with tenants.
Land—moderate income ballot
(Question No 108)
Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 15 February 2005:
(1) How many inquiries were received from parties interested in registering for the Moderate Income Land Ballot;
(2) Of these interested parties, how many registered for inclusion in the ballot;
(3) How many parties who registered attended the ballot to purchase property on the day of the ballot;
(4) How many of the parties drawn to purchase blocks in the ballot withdrew from the purchase prior to signing the contract of sale;
(5) In what order were the blocks available for sale purchased;
(6) How many of the successful parties to the ballot met the eligibility criteria after the compliance check was performed;
(7) How much money was spent on the advertising and marketing of the Moderate Income Land Ballot.
Mr Corbell: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) 691 enquiries were received.
(2) 42 parties pre registered for the ballot by completing the registration and self-assessment forms.
(3) 28 pre-registered parties attended the ballot. In addition, a further 6 parties registered on the day.
(4) 34 numbers were drawn from the ballot. 18 registrants decided not to purchase due to their preferred block not being available.
(5) Blocks were chosen and purchased by registrants in the order that numbers were randomly drawn from the barrel.
(6) All of the parties who purchased land at the MILB met the eligibility criteria after the compliance check was performed by the ACT Revenue Office.
(7) Land Development Agency spent $42,112.00 on advertising and marketing for the MILB held on 4 December 2004.