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schedule of block and sections sold, including sales prices of all affordable dwellings and copies of unconditional contracts for each sale.

(9) The only Government agency involved in selling single blocks is the Land Development Agency (LDA). The LDA satisfies the 20 per cent affordable requirement through the sale of packaged house and land packages under OwnPlace.

(10) Where such developments occur in greenfield estates, a developer must produce documentation, demonstrating compliance with the affordable housing sale requirements, to the satisfaction of ACTPLA.

(11) Yes. The requirements are incorporated in the Estate Deed.

(12) No.

(13) In accordance with estate deeds, leases for up to 20 per cent of the total number of dwellings will be withheld from being issued until the affordable housing conditions have been fulfilled to the satisfaction of ACTPLA.

(A copy of the attachment is available at the Chamber Support Office).

Planning—community gardens
(Question No 1628)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 7 April 2011 (redirected to the Minister for Planning):

(1) What is the name of the inter-agency committee or working group which looks after community garden leases and siting.

(2) Which government and non-government agencies are on this group/committee.

(3) What roles do these agencies play on the committee.

(4) Who does the committee report to, and how, for example, will any information be provided in annual reports.

(5) Why was the committee first established.

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

(1) The ACT Community Gardens Policy Working Group was established to develop a policy for community gardens on unleased Territory land. It should be noted that the working group is not responsible for current community garden leasing or siting.

(2) The following Government agencies have representation on the Working Group:

- ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA)

- Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) - City Services and Sports and Recreation Services

- Department of Education and Training (DET)

- Department of Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water (DECCEW)

- ACT Health

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