Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 18 August 2005) . . Page.. 2908 ..
in the path to achieving it. The Human Rights Act has given us the opportunity and the incentive to look again at whether our legislation, policies, practices and procedures are compliant with basic standards in our society. The process helps us to make human rights real in the territory. This is why we brought in a Human Rights Act, to provide a real threshold to measure ourselves against. I thank the human rights commissioner for the valuable contribution to the human rights dialogue.
Debate (on motion by Mr Stefaniak) adjourned to the next sitting.
Mr Stanhope, on behalf of Mr Quinlan, presented the following papers:
Australian Capital Tourism Corporation Act—Australian Capital Tourism Corporation—
Pursuant to subsection 23 (8)—business plan 2005-06.
Pursuant to subsection 28 (2)—quarterly report—April to June 2005.
Land (Planning and Environment) Act
Papers and statement by minister
MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Minister for Health and Minister for Planning): For the information of members, I present the following papers:
Land (Planning and Environment) Act, pursuant to section 216A—Schedules—leases granted, together with lease variations and change of use charges for the period 1 April to 30 June 2005.
I seek leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.
MR CORBELL: Section 216A of the Land (Planning and Environment) Act specifies that a statement be tabled in the Legislative Assembly outlining details of leases granted by direct grant, leases granted to community organisations, leases granted for less than market value and leases granted over public land. The schedule I have tabled covers leases granted for the period 1 April 2005 to 30 June 2005.
During the quarter 17 leases were issued by direct grant. Of these, three were granted using Disallowable Instrument 220 of 2003. The first lease was granted over block 1 section 91 city to National ICT Australia Limited on 19 May 2005. The lease was granted to enable the construction of an information and communications technology centre of excellence.
The second lease was granted to Aldi Foods Pty Ltd on 19 May 2005. The lease was granted to enable the construction of an Aldi supermarket. The third lease was granted to Georgia Koundouris and Aristidis Eric Koundouris on 14 April 2005. The lease was granted to enable the expansion of the existing supermarket located on block 15 section 204 Wanniassa.