Department of the Legislative Assembly

ANSWERS TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS - Answered by 10 June 2008

272. Alice Springs - Land Release Strategy

Ms CARNEY to MINISTER for PLANNING and LANDS

With reference to your recent statement about the government having a ‘Land Release Strategy’ for Alice Springs, will you provide the member for Araluen with a copy of the strategy and, if not, why not?

ANSWER

The Alice Springs Land Use Framework, contained in the 2007 NT Planning Scheme, guides the release of Crown land and privately-owned land for residential and other development in the town. A copy of the Planning Scheme may be found at:

Government is undertaking an examination of future growth options for Alice Springs, leading to a review of the framework. A public forum, at which the options will be presented as the first stage of public consultation, is scheduled for 5 June 2008.

277. ENI Australia Gas Supplies to Power and Water Corporation

Mr MILLS to MINISTER for ESSENTIAL SERVICES

1. What are the terms of the arrangements between the NT government and ENI Australia to supply gas to Power and Water Corporation?

2. What price will the Territory be paying for each Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu) of gas from ENI Australia?

3. What is the anticipated annual cost to be paid by Power and Water Corporation for this gas supply from ENI Australia?

4. Will the Territory government be contributing to the construction of the infrastructure associated with the delivery of gas to Darwin; if so, please detail that commitment and costs to the Territory government?

ANSWER

In regard to questions 1, 2 and 3:

The terms of the arrangements between the Power and Water Corporation, the suppliers of the gas, Eni Australia, and APA, who own the pipeline that will transport the gas, are commercial-in-confidence, and cannot be disclosed.

Question 4:

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