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- six monthly milestone report.

Sport—Australian Walking Festival
(Question No 1449)

Mr Milligan asked the Minister for Sport and Recreation, upon notice, on 11 May 2018 (redirected to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing):

(1) In relation to the Australian Walking Festival, can the Minister confirm that the International Marching League (IML) will no longer received funding from the ACT post 2020.

(2) Are there any options for additional funding to be provided to ensure the only IML event held in Australia remains in Canberra.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) In 2015, ACT Health provided Canberra Two Day Walk Incorporated with a grant of $10,650 through the ACT Health Promotion Grants Program to support aspects of the 2016 Canberra Walking Festival. This was a time limited grant for the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 only.

Canberra Two Day Walk Incorporated can consider applying for funding through publically available ACT Government funding opportunities.

(2) The ACT Government Grants Portal provides links to a range of available grant programs. Another option is to submit a funding submission through the budget consultation process

Housing—equitable access
(Question No 1453)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, upon notice, on 11 May 2018:

(1) In relation to cultural capability in service delivery for housing in the ACT, what measures are undertaken to engage with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) individuals and communities to improve understanding of the full range of housing and homelessness services available.

(2) Is there any user experience testing when developing new online tenancy services or a satisfaction survey for clients and community organisations to assist with such engagement strategies.

(3) What is the process for developing relevant information resources for housing and homelessness services to be culturally appropriate, and what information resources are available for the CALD community.

(4) Is there any tenancy training available to support more successful tenancy outcomes for people from CALD backgrounds.

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