Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 2 November 2017) . . Page.. 5033 ..
2. It is not practicable to routinely monitor the performance of individual comparable schools in other jurisdictions because required data is not available or not readily available. At a jurisdiction level, the Education Directorate monitors NAPLAN outcomes in other jurisdictions through access to regular reports provided by ACARA and through access to publically available NAPLAN data on My School.
a. Data collected are NAPLAN data on each of the five NAPLAN domains.
b. Data are collected by the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).
c. Jurisdiction level comparison is used to inform the ACT Government of relative progress of jurisdictions.
d. ACARA stores the data indefinitely.
3. The Education Directorate has released all data provided to the Auditor-General that can be released and that was not subject to contractual and privacy restrictions where other jurisdictions were concerned.
4. The information used by the Auditor General for the Auditor General’s report on performance information in ACT Public Schools for each of the figures between 2.2 and 2.4 are available from the Directorate’s Annual Report. The information used by the Auditor General for each of the figures between 2.5 and 2.15 are publically available from ACARA through the My School website.
Suburban Land Agency—land acquisition
(Question Nos 737 and 738)
Mr Coe asked the Urban Renewal, upon notice, on 22 September 2017 (redirected to the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development):
(1) What land acquisition thresholds and procedures (a) were in place at 1 July 2017 and (b) are currently in place, at the Suburban Land Agency (SLA).
(2) If thresholds or procedures differ from part (1), what was the date the additional or altered thresholds or procedures were implemented.
(3) Has the SLA begun the process of acquiring land or property since 1 July 2017; if so, what is the total number and when did the process begin.
(4) Are there any land acquisitions currently underway or in progress at the SLA; if so, what is the total number of potential acquisitions broken down by suburb.
(5) Has the SLA finalised any land acquisitions since 1 July 2017; if so, what is the total number and the location of the acquisitions.
Ms Berry: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) (a) and (b) The Suburban Land Agency (SLA) was created on 1 July 2017 and land acquisition procedures are being developed. A land acquisition Direction for the SLA is being prepared in accordance with the City Renewal Authority and Suburban Land Agency Act 2017 and is expected to be tabled in the Legislative Assembly during the October or November sittings.