Page 1329 - Week 05 - Tuesday, 5 May 2015

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apply from 1 July 2015 will be confirmed in June 2015 following a process by the ICRC to adjust prices, if necessary, for any eligible cost pass-through events, as allowed for under the Industry Panel’s substituted price direction.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Industry Panel President, Ms Mary Anne Hartley QC, and the Industry Panel members, Ms Sally Farrier and Ms Claire Thomas PSM, for their work in undertaking the Industry Panel review. I commend these reports to the Assembly.


Ms Burch presented the following paper:

Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Act, pursuant to section 13—Annual Report 2014Canberra Institute of Technology, dated 13 March 2015.

Planning and Development Act—variation No 322 to the territory plan

Paper and statement by minister

MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella—Minister for Planning, Minister for Roads and Parking, Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations, Minister for Children and Young People and Minister for Ageing): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Planning and Development Act, pursuant to subsection 79(1)—Approval of Variation No 322 to the Territory Plan—ACT Government Land Release Program—Downer Urban Renewal Area—Downer section 61, block 17 and block 16—Zoning changes and changes to the Downer precinct map and code, dated 30 April 2015, together with background papers, a copy of the summaries and reports, and a copy of any direction or report required.

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.

Leave granted.

MR GENTLEMAN: Variation 322 to the territory plan proposes to change the zoning of the former Downer primary school from community facility to RZ5 residential high density zone. A change to the zoning for the Downer community centre is also proposed, from CZ4 local centre to CFZ, community facility zone.

The variation for the sites in Downer was part of an omnibus of seven draft variations to the territory plan that was released in 2014 in support of the government’s land release and public housing redevelopment programs. Variation 322 is the third variation that I have approved from the package of sites. The remaining four draft variations are still under review and will be provided to me in due course.

The Downer primary school was closed in the late 1980s. Since then it has been used for a range of purposes, such as accommodation for start-up businesses and

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