Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 12 Hansard (Tuesday, 13 October 2009) . . Page.. 4359 ..
industrial relations support for community organisations program and the establishment of regional community facilities and neighbourhood halls project.
The capital injection rollovers include $0.914 million for an upgrade of heating and air-conditioning facilities at the Belconnen Community Centre, $1.878 million for the establishment of regional community facilities and neighbourhood halls and $0.371 million for upgrading the Gungahlin Community Resource Centre and a number of other youth and childcare facilities. Details relating to these and the other rollovers are provided in the instrument. I commend the paper to the Assembly.
For the information of members, I present the following papers:
Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 16B—Instruments authorising the rollover of undisbursed appropriation, including statement of reasons—
Chief Minister’s Department, dated 24 September 2009.
Housing ACT, dated 24 September 2009.
I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.
MS GALLAGHER: Section 16B of the Financial Management Act rollover of undisbursed appropriation allows for appropriations to be preserved from one financial year to the other as outlined in instruments signed by me. This package includes two instruments signed under section 16B. The appropriation being rolled over was not spent during 2008-09. It is still required in 2009-10 for the completion of the projects identified in the individual instruments.
The instruments authorise a total of $8.811 million in rollovers for the Chief Minister’s Department and Housing ACT, comprising $1.986 million of recurrent appropriations and $6.825 million of capital appropriations. These rollovers have been made as the appropriation clearly relates to project funds or where commitments have been entered into but the related cash not yet required or expended during the year of appropriation.
Significant rollovers and recurrent appropriations for CMD include projects such as the ACT safety first project, the convention centre trust fund and the government office accommodation project, mainly due to delays in finalising contractual obligations. Significant capital injection rollovers for CMD include $1.462 million for the Belconnen Arts and Cultural Centre, because of delays in purchasing fixtures and fittings, installing external signage, landscaping and the construction contractors completing the final work, and $2.104 million for the Canberra International Arboretum and Gardens because of delays in completing a range of projects, including roads, dams and design works and purchasing forestry plantings.
The rollover of $1.697 million for housing in capital injection includes $0.394 million for upgrading the infrastructure at the Narrabundah Long Stay Caravan Park, which was delayed due to difficulties in design and scoping of the works and assessing the safety and compliance of the built structures at the park with the relevant planning and building code requirements; $0.402 million for helping younger people with disabilities in residential aged-care services; $0.257 million for CSTDA—supporting