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Scott Ludlam Senate Estimates - Suburban Jobs Program

Estimates & Committees
Scott Ludlam 14 Dec 2012

Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications
Legislation Committee
Answers to questions on notice
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities portfolio
Budget Estimates, May 2012
Program: Division or Agency: 2.2: SPAD Question
Topic: Suburban Jobs Program -
consultation process
Proof Hansard Page and Date
or Written Question:

Senator Ludlam asked:

Senator LUDLAM: Could you table the list of groups that you consulted with at all stages of
that program? I understand that, as would be appropriate, your coverage of local government authorities and their collective or regional bodies was pretty good. I am just interested though in how much more broadly you went beyond that. We can take that on notice.

Mr Thompson: We are happy to table that. We have that available but we are happy to provide it on notice.

Mr McNee: I think we originally tabled a list of organisations we consulted early last year. Do you want the full list again or just the additional ones?

Senator LUDLAM: No, since then. My understanding-correct me if I am wrong-is that this is it. Once you have spent all the money we are done.

Details of the number of stakeholders consulted during the design of the Suburban Jobs Program to the end of October 2011 were provided in the answer to Question 066 from the Supplementary Budget Estimates, October 2011. Following the release of the final Suburban Jobs Program Guidelines 7 December 2011, the Department of Sustainability. Environment, Water, Population and Communities (the department) has consulted with relevant Commonwealth agencies during the assessment of grant applications, but has had limited contact with stakeholders for probity reasons.

The list of all groups consulted during the Suburban Jobs Program to 20 June 2012 is detailed below.

Australian Local Government Association
Australian Industry Group
Australian Information Industry Association
Business Council of Australia
Cisco Systems
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Finance and Deregulation
Department of Health and Ageing
Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
Department of Infrastructure and Transport
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Green Building Council
National Growth Areas Alliance
Planning Institute of Australia
Property Council of Australia: Lendlease, Mirvac and Stocklands
Telework New Zealand
The Treasury
ACT Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate
New South Wales
Blacktown City Council
Camden City Council
Campbelltown City Council
Department of Planning and Infrastructure
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW
Parramatta City Council
Regional Development Australia - Sydney
Sydney University
Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils
Brisbane City Council
Brisbane City Council Regional Development Australia
Council of Mayors (SEQ) Pty Ltd
Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
Department of Local Government and Planning
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Enterprise Connect Qld
Ipswich City Council
Local Government Association of Queensland
Logan City Council
Logan and Redlands Regional Development Australia
Moreton Bay Regional Development of Australia
Redland City Council
South Australia
City of Salisbury
City of Onkaparinga
City of Playford
City of Tea Tree Gully
Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology
Department of Planning and Local Government
Department of Trade and Economic Development
Department of Transport, Energy and Infrastructure
Flinders University
Regional Development Australia - Adelaide
Department of Planning and Community Development
Cardinia Shire Council
Growth Areas Authority
Hume City Council
Melton Shire Council
Mitchell Shire Council
Monash University
Regional Development of Australia - West Melbourne
Regional Development Australia - Northern Melbourne
Regional Development Australia - Southern Melbourne
RMIT University
University of Melbourne
Wyndham City Council
Western Australia
Armadale Redevelopment Authority
Curtin University
Department of Local Government
Department of Planning
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Department of Housing
Department of Transport
East Perth Redevelopment Authority
Midland Redevelopment Authority
Public Transport Authority
Western Australian Local Government Association


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