Page 1343 - Week 04 - Tuesday, 5 April 2011

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was internally reviewed and referred to the police. I have sought clarification. It was internally reviewed but that incident has not been referred to the police.

Homeless people—services

MS BURCH: Also during question time last Thursday, I said, in response to a supplementary question by Ms Le Couteur, that by midyear we will have nearly 12,000 properties and it will be the most we have had in public housing in the ACT. I have been advised that in 1996 there were 12½ thousand properties. But this Labor government in 2001, through the decision by the previous government, inherited a stock of 11,454.

Financial Management Act—instrument

Paper and statement by minister

Opposition members interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Ms Gallagher has the floor. Question time will resume tomorrow. Ms Gallagher.

MS GALLAGHER (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Health and Minister for Industrial Relations): Thank you. I look forward to that tomorrow at question time. For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 16B—Instrument authorising the rollover of undisbursed appropriation of the Department of Treasury, including a statement of reasons, dated 1 April 2011.

I seek leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.

Leave granted.

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 next, as outlined in instruments signed by me as Treasurer. As required by the act, I table a copy of a recent authorisation made to roll over undisbursed appropriation from 2009-10 to 2010-11.

This package includes one instrument signed under 16B. The appropriation being rolled over was not disbursed during 2009-10 but is still required in 2010-11 to enable completion of the projects outlined in the instrument. The instrument authorises a total of $16.873 million in rollovers from the Department of Treasury, comprising $1.39 million net cost of outputs; $595,000 departmental capital injection and $14.8 million territorial capital injection.

These rollovers have been made as the appropriation relates to commitments that have been entered into but the related cash is not yet required for expenditure during the year of appropriation, for example, where capital works projects are initiatives for

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