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Inquiry into Appropriation Bill 2017-2018 and Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2017-2018

1. a Select Committee on Estimates 2017-2018 be appointed to examine the expenditure proposals contained in the Appropriation Bill 2017‑2018, the Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2017‑2018 and any revenue estimates proposed by the Government in the 2017-2018 Budget and prepare a report to the Assembly;

2. the Committee be composed of:

  1. two Members to be nominated by the Government;
  2. two Members to be nominated by the Opposition; and
  3. one Member to be nominated by The Greens; to be notified in writing to the Speaker by 12.15 pm today; an Opposition Member shall be elected chair of the Committee by the Committee;

3. funds be provided by the Assembly to permit the engagement of external expertise to work with the Committee to facilitate the analysis of the Budget and the preparation of the report of the Committee;

4. the Committee is to report by Tuesday, 1 August 2017;

5. if the Assembly is not sitting when the Committee has completed its inquiry, the Committee may send its report to the Speaker or, in the absence of the Speaker, to the Deputy Speaker, who is authorised to give directions for its printing, publishing and circulation; and

6. the foregoing provisions of this resolution, so far as they are inconsistent with the standing orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the standing orders.

Survey of Community and Industry Groups on the ACT Budget 2017-2018

Every year the Select Committee on Estimates seeks the views of community and industry representative groups on the ACT Budget.

The ACT Government will present the 2017-2018 Budget in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday 6 June 2017. Following this, the Budget papers will be available on the Treasury website at:  http://apps.treasury.act.gov.au/budget.

The Committee is interested to hear issues of interest and concern to community and industry groups relating to the 2017-18 ACT Budget and invites you to contribute to the inquiry.

This process can be initiated by completing the survey. Completed surveys should be returned to the Secretariat no later than 3.00pm on Friday 9 June 2017. Unfortunately extensions beyond this time cannot be granted.

The Committee will be holding public hearings for community and industry groups on Friday 16 June 2017. The Committee will consider completed survey forms and extend invitations to groups which, in its view, would contribute the most value to the program of public hearings.  Please indicate in the final question of the survey if you are interested in appearing before the Committee at the public hearing.

If you would like any further information please contact the Secretariat, on 620 50435. Please feel free to pass this survey information on to any other organisation you feel may be interested in contributing.

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00. Listing of Surveys Received PDF (101.0 KB)
01. MARSS PDF (232.1 KB)
02. Youth Coalition of the ACT PDF (141.3 KB)
03. Cystic Fibrosis Association of the ACT PDF (143.4 KB)
05. SCOA Australia ACT (Superannuated Commonwealth Officers Association) PDF (149.3 KB)
06. Property Council of Australia PDF (591.7 KB)
06a. Property Council ACT Budget 2017-18 Member Briefing Note PDF (984.3 KB)
06b. Property Council MR ACT Budget PDF (463.2 KB)
07. Childers Group PDF (142.3 KB)
09. Pedal Power ACT Inc PDF (253.0 KB)
10. ACT Council of Social Service Inc. (ACTCOSS) PDF (177.7 KB)
10a. ACTCOSS 2017-18 ACT Budget Snapshot PDF (293.1 KB)
10b. ACTCOSS - Questions PDF (54.3 KB)
10c. ACTCOSS - ACT Budget 2017 - a question of priorities PDF (128.2 KB)
Community and Industry Representative Groups Survey 2017 Form PDF (133.4 KB) Word (217.5 KB)

View hearings Transcript.

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Estimates 2017 hearings program PDF (334.1 KB) Word (444.0 KB)
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List for QoNs and QToNs 2017 as at 11 Sept 2017 - in Member order PDF (425.0 KB)
List for QoNs and QToNs 2017 as at 11 Sept 2017 - in number order PDF (419.0 KB)
List for QoNs and QToNs 2017 as at 8 Sept 2017 - in Directorates order11 PDF (415.2 KB)
No. E17-001 to 100 PDF (4.9 MB)
No. E17-101 to 200 PDF (16.4 MB)
No. E17-201 to 300 PDF (9.1 MB)
No. E17-301 to 400 (as at 1 Aug 2017) PDF (12.2 MB)
No. E17-401 to 500 (as at 11 Sept 2017) PDF (24.3 MB)
No. E17-501 to 600 (as at 8 Sept 2017) PDF (14.1 MB)
No. E17-601 to 687 (as at 2 Aug 2017) PDF (11.9 MB)
Unanswered Questions Taken on Notice and Questions on Notice 2017 as at 31 July 2017 (tabled on 1 August 2017) PDF (133.5 KB)
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1. Cystic Fibrosis ACT Fact Sheet and Our Support PDF (493.8 KB)
1. Cystic Fibrosis Santa Speedo Shuffle card PDF (556.9 KB)
2. National Seniors Response - ACT Budget 2017-18 for EStimates Hearing 16 June 2017 PDF (128.4 KB)
3. CMTEDD - Reconciliation Action Plan PDF (5.1 MB)
4. Ms Fitzharris MLA Opening Statement - Health PDF (658.5 KB)
4. Ms Fitzharris MLA Opening Statement - Mental Health PDF (347.6 KB)
5. Future Of Education Discussion Paper One - Education Directorate PDF (1.3 MB)
6. Schools For All Report 2016 - Education Directorate PDF (2.6 MB)
7. Evolving Together - CIT Strategic Compass 2020 PDF (1.6 MB)

Committee report has been tabled on 1 August 2017.

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Committee Report - Appropriation Bill 2017-2018 and Appropriation (Office of The Legislative Assembly) Bill 2017-2018 PDF (2.8 MB) Word (3.2 MB)
Specialist Budget Advisor Report - Review of ACT Budget Report 2017-18 (Greyscale) - by Pegasus PDF (1.4 MB)
Specialist Budget Advisor Report - Review of ACT Budget Report 2017-18 - by Pegasus PDF (1.4 MB)

Government responses and Speaker's response has been tabled on 15 August 2017.

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Government Responses to Committee Report including Government responses to Specialist Budget Advisor Report PDF (2.4 MB)
Speaker's response to Recommendation 14 PDF (90.1 KB)
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Letter from Dr Collis - Correction of evidence (Melaleuca Place) - hearing CSD 22 June 2017 PDF (74.1 KB)
Letter from Icon - Correction of evidence (ActewAGL) - hearing 20 June 2017 PDF (758.8 KB)
Letter from Meg Brighton - Correction of evidence (home schooling) - hearing 30 June PDF (93.7 KB)
Letter from Mr Rattenbury MLA - Correction of evidence (solar farm) - hearing 24 June 2017 PDF (363.8 KB)
Letter from Ms Fitzharris MLA re QoNs - 5 July 2017 PDF (67.5 KB)
Letter from Ombudsman - Correction of evidence (reportable conduct) - hearing 26 June 2017 PDF (168.6 KB)
Letter from Prof Auty - Clarification of evidence (kangaroos) - hearing 28 June 2017 PDF (330.3 KB)
Media Alert - Committee Report: Estimates Inquiry - Appropriation Bill 2017-2018 and Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2017-2018 - released on 1 August 2017 PDF (137.5 KB) Word (189.0 KB)
Organisational Structures - SLA, CRA and ESPDD PDF (1.0 MB)

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