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This instrument varies the Roads to Recovery Funding Conditions 2019 to strengthen recognition requirements of Roads to Recovery funded projects by funding recipients.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 28 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Dec-2019
Tabled Senate02-Dec-2019
Date of repeal 30 Nov 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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National Land Transport Act 2014

 

VARIATION OF THE ROADS TO RECOVERY FUNDING CONDITIONS 2019

 

Instrument No. 2019/2

I, MICHAEL MCCORMACK, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, under section 90(5) of the National Land Transport Act 2014 (the Act), vary the Roads to Recovery Funding Conditions 2019 as follows:

 

1.      Name of variation

 

This variation instrument is the Roads to Recovery Funding Conditions 2019 Variation Instrument No. 2019/2.

 

2.      Variation

 

2.1       At the end of clause 4.2, insert the following new clauses 4.2a and 4.2b as follows:

 

                 4.2a      If a funding recipient proposes to issue any media release or conduct any media event relating to a funded project, the funding recipient must provide the relevant local Federal Member of Parliament with the opportunity to participate in the media release and/or media event.

 

                 4.2b     If a funding recipient is seeking a payment for a particular quarter, they must provide via email a summary of projects commencing, in progress, or completing within the following quarter in a Federal Electorate, and the funds claimed against those projects, to the relevant local Federal Member of Parliament. The funding recipient must copy the Department into this email and must send the email within seven calendar days of the payment being made to them.

                                                 Example:              Where a funding recipient submits a quarterly report under the program for the July to September quarter by 31 October that results in receiving a payment, it must provide details of projects commencing, progressing or completing in October, November, or December of that year within seven calendar days of the payment being made.

 

2.2       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘If a funding recipient proposes to hold’ omit the word ‘an’.

 

2.3       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘If a funding recipient proposes to hold’ insert the words ‘a works commencement ceremony,’.

 

2.4       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘opening ceremony’ in the first line of the clause, insert the words ‘or any other event’.

 

2.5       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘must inform the Department’, insert the words ‘and the relevant local Federal Member of Parliament’.

 

2.6       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘of the proposed ceremony’ at the beginning of the third line of the clause, insert the words ‘or event’.

 

2.7       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘before the proposed ceremony’ in the third line of the clause, insert the words ‘or event’.

 

2.8       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘and provide details of the proposed ceremony’ in the fourth line of the clause, insert the words ‘or event’.

 

2.9       In clause 4.6 after the words ‘If requested by the Department’, insert the words ‘or the relevant local Federal Member of Parliament’.

 

2.10     In clause 4.6 after the words ‘the funding recipient must arrange a joint Australian Government/funding recipient’ insert the words ‘works commencement ceremony,’.

 

2.11     In clause 4.6 after the words ‘opening ceremony’ in the final line of the clause, insert the words ‘or any other event’.

 

2.12     In clause 4.7 after the words ‘a member of the Minister’s staff’ insert the words ‘, the relevant local Federal Member of Parliament,’.

 

2.13     In clause 4.7 before the words ‘opening ceremony’, insert the words ‘works commencement ceremony’.

 

2.14     In clause 4.7 after the words ‘opening ceremony’, insert the words ‘or other event’.

 

 

3.      Commencement

 

This instrument commences on the day after registration.

 

 

Dated:             7 November 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael McCormack

Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Development