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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 3 April 2008) . . Page.. 1059 ..

department/administrative unit or Minister’s office on behalf of the Minister or the department/agency/administrative unit;

(3) Did the Minister or the Minister’s office approve the publication in each case;

(4) How much has been allocated for these activities in the 2007-08 financial year to date by the (a) Minister’s office and (b) department/agency/administrative unit.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

I am not prepared to authorise the use of the considerable resources that would be involved in providing the detailed information required to answer the Member’s question.

Yarralumla brickworks
(Question No 1979)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 6 March 2008 (redirected to the Chief Minister):

(1) Is the Minister aware of the many community consultations conducted on the Yarralumla Brickworks and environs over the past decades;

(2) To what extent will community attitudes be taken into account in the choice of the successful developer;

(3) How will the Land Development Agency take into account the heritage and recreational values of the area;

(4) What is the requirement for a proportion of the site to be retained as open space;

(5) What limitations are to be placed on the (a) height and (b) number of buildings;

(6) What, if any, impact will the new Territory Plan have on the future development of the site;

(7) Can the Minister provide a timeframe for consideration of the future of the site;

(8) Can the Minister detail the processes of community consultation about the site’s future.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) Yes. The Yarralumla Brickworks & Environs Planning Review undertaken by Susan Conroy & Munns Sly Architects for ACTPLA in 2005 provides details of the various consultations and community initiated activities that occurred from when the site was decommissioned in 1976 until 2005. This report is included as Attachment 3 to the Yarralumla Brickworks Request for Expressions of Interest (EOI).

(2) The community was invited to an information briefing on the tender process and the Land Development Agency will undertake further consultation with the community during Stage Two of the tender process.

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