Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 08 Hansard (Thursday, 17 August 2017) . . Page.. 3043 ..
c) Elton Consulting.
d) $53,823 (GST Inclusive).
e) The preparation of the plan and implementation of the strategy, and reporting, is due to be finalised by 30 June 2017.
(8) There are no plans to commission any further communication strategies in 2017-18.
Questions without notice taken on notice
Public housing—community consultation
Mr Barr (in reply to a supplementary question by Mrs Jones on Wednesday, 7 June 2017):
The consultation process for Chapman part Block 1 Section 45, Holder part Block 2 Section 21, Wright part Block 1 Section 29, Mawson Block 29 Section 36, Monash Block 2 Section 20 and Monash Block 15 Section 56 commenced on 15 March 2017.
I am advised that the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development issued a media release on that day. The Public Housing Renewal Taskforce notified the heads of the Weston Creek Community Council, Tuggeranong Community Council and Woden Valley Community Council. Notices were also distributed to surrounding areas on that day advising of planned consultation sessions scheduled for early April 2017.
Procurement notices for construction on the above sites was entered into the Call Tender Schedule on 31 March 2017. The purpose of the Call Tender Schedule is to give the construction industry advance notice of anticipated forthcoming tenders, with the objective of assisting the industry in its planning. The Call Tender Schedule does not provide definitive dates or guarantee that tenders will be issued as per the forecast.
Health—alcohol, tobacco and other drugs strategy
Ms Fitzharris (in reply to a supplementary question by Ms Jones on Tuesday, 1 August 2017):
1. The committee responsible for the Draft Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Strategy 2017-2021 has not met since December 2016. The is due to the decision to deliberately pause the work on the strategy, pending the finalisation of the National Drug Strategy, and the need to account for the work that is, and will continue to occur, on the establishment of a Drug and Alcohol court in the ACT.
Mr Gentleman (in reply to a question by Ms Lawder on Tuesday, 1 August 2017):