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working sheepdogs, sheepshearing, wool classing and an Australian wool fashion industry parade. The Lanyon Winter Concert Series was presented on Sunday afternoons throughout 2005 with popular concerts featuring performances by leading ACT musicians.

The Canberra Theatre Centre presented three subscription season productions from nationally recognised performing arts companies. These were the Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company’s co-production of Two Brothers, the Western Australian Ballet’s production of La Boheme and OzOpera’s production of Carmen. These activities and events highlight the great diversity and popularity of the Cultural Facility Corporation’s programs and services, as reflected in the report, which I table.


Mr Quinlan presented the following papers:

Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission—Reports—

Report 1 of 2006—Draft report—Competition inquiry into Capital Linen Service, dated 9 January 2006.

Report 2 of 2006—Draft decision—Retail prices for non-contestable electricity customers, dated February 2006.

Land (Planning and Environment) Act 1991—lease variations

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 October to 31 December 2005.

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.

Leave granted.

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 for community organisations, leases granted for less than market value and leases granted over public land.

The schedule I have just tabled covers leases granted for the period 1 October last year to 31 December last year. During the quarter 26 leases were issued by direct grant. Of these, two were granted using Disallowable Instrument 220 of 2003. The first of these was granted over blocks 75 and 76 section 8 Phillip to Indigenous Business Australia on 8 November last year. Block 75, with an area of 55 metres, was granted to permit the construction of the ramp to the rear of Scarborough House. Block 76, with an area of

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