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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 7 Hansard (1 July) . . Page.. 3273..


(3) What kind of surrendered explosives were used in training exercises;

(4) What training exercises were undertaken by the AFP Bomb Squad using these surrendered explosives.

Mr Wood: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) A number of explosives and related items were received by Australian Federal Police (ACT Policing) Specialist Response and Security, Bomb Response Team (Bomb Team) during the ACT Workcover fireworks amnesty including the following:

25 electric detonators;

one detonator;

three marine signal flares and one tin of black powder;

17 rounds of commercial ammunition;

three sticks of AN60 gelignite;

one shopping bag full of expended and live commercial ammunition;

one roll military safety fuse, one box of military combination booby traps, one box of weatherproof fuse igniters, one military plain detonator, one box of military percussion fuse igniters;

two jars of home made TNT powder; and

one box containing commercial ammunition, primers and black powder, one timber box containing jars of chemicals.

(2) No surrendered explosives were used in Bomb Team training exercises.

(3)Not applicable - refer to part 2.

(4)Not applicable - refer to part 2.

Public art program

Question No 1583)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Arts and Heritage, upon notice, on 23 June 2004:

(1) In relation to the Public Art Program, did the December Quarterly Capital Work Progress Report show that in December expenditure of $27 000 has been deleted; if so, why is it that this funding was apparently expended in the first quarter but is now shown as not being expended in the second quarter;

(2) Has any of the $195 000 allocated to this project been expended since; if so, (a) how much and (b) for what purpose;

(3) Is this project meant to be completed by the end of June; if so, will this completion date be met; if not, why not.

Mr Wood: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The December Quarterly Capital Works Progress Report showed an incorrect costing for the first quarter that was corrected in the second quarter.


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