Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 5 Hansard (9 May) . . Page.. 1458..
Skills 500 program
(Question No 124)
Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Education, Youth and Family Services, upon notice, on 9 April 2002:
In relation to the Skills 500 Program:
(1) Who was awarded the contract for the advertising campaign.
(2) What is the term of the contract.
(3) Was the contract subject to a tender process.
(4) What is the term of the advertising campaign.
(5) What was the cost of the advertising campaign.
(6) How many advertisements are there.
(7) What is the length of time for each advertisement.
(8) What media outlets run the advertisements.
(9) What are the timeslots for the advertisements.
(10) Have there been any complaints about the content of the advertisements, if so (a) how many complaints have been received, and (b) detail the nature of the complaints.
(11) As at the 31 March 2002, how many people have signed up for an (a) apprenticeship, and (b) a traineeship.
(12) What are the qualifications to receive funding for taking on (a) an apprentice, and (b) a trainee.
(13) What are the qualifications for training for (a) an apprentice, and (b) a trainee.
Mr Corbell: The answer to Mr Stefaniak's question is:
1. The primary campaign involves two discrete elements, a broad based multi-media campaign awarded to Ideas and Directions and a targeted marketing campaign awarded to Caloola Farm.
2. The broad based multi-media campaign (Ideas and Directions) contract began on 7 February 2002 and will end on 30 June 2002. The targeted marketing campaign (Caloola Farm) contract began on 26 February 2002 and will end on 30 June 2002.