Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 15 Hansard (Thursday, 10 December 2009) . . Page.. 5774 ..
(1) When will the neighbourhood planning process be reinstated.
(2) In which suburbs will neighbourhood planning be reinstated.
(3) How will Master Plans be integrated into the Territory Plan.
(4) What is the total cost of this policy initiative.
(5) Is this a firm commitment or an aspirational one.
Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) In accordance with the Agreement, the Government has commenced a program for neighbourhood planning, with urban planning frameworks being prepared for both Kingston and Dickson Group Centres. This will be followed by Tuggeranong Town Centre and a planning study for Pialligo was recently announced, and will be the subject of budget deliberations. The program will review other locations according to priority, into the future.
(2) See (1).
(3) The outcome of such planning exercises is to produce precinct codes for the Territory Plan
(4) The planning studies are the subject of budget decisions.
(5) The Government is committed to undertaking its planning studies based on priority needs, as determined through the budget process.
Chief Minister’s Department—advertising
(Question No 364)
Mr Seselja asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 15 October 2009:
(1) How much does the Chief Minister’s Department spend on a weekly basis to place the Community Notice in The Canberra Times.
(2) Has the department signed a contract with The Canberra Times for the provision of this service.
(3) Is this amount included in the department’s advertising budget.
(4) What measures are in place to ensure that the department receives a competitive rate for these advertisements.
(5) What other options were considered to publish the Community Notice.
Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Costs associated with the placement of notices in the Noticeboard are apportioned across contributing Agencies. The cost to the Chief Minister’s Department varies