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(1) 1656 instances occurred over 2003-04 where waste and recycling collection to individual residences did not occur.

July 03

142

August 03

70

September 03

155

October 03

140

November 03

136

December 03

191

January 04

154

February 04

115

March 04

138

April 04

117

May 04

136

June 04

162

These instances occurred over all suburbs for the following reasons;

  • Bin not presented to kerbside by resident
  • bins incorrectly presented;
  • collection driver failing to provide the service; or,
  • bins contaminated with unacceptable waste.

This is an average of 124 per month for 2003/04 (under the new domestic collection contract) compared with an average of 254 per month over the previous 2 years (under the previous collection contracts and the 2 month period of transition to the new contract during May and June 2003.)

Libraries-overdue items

(Question No 1641)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 1 July 2004:

(1) In relation to the A.C.T. Public Librarys' long term overdue items of more than two years, as at the end of (a) 2003-04, (b) 2002-03, (c) 2001-02 how many such outstanding items were recorded;

(2) What is the total value of late fees owed as a result of these outstanding items for each of the years in part (1);

(3) How many outstanding items were written off, after 7 years overdue, at the end of each of the years listed in part (1);

(4) What was the value of the outstanding items written of in part (3) for each of the years listed in part (1).

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

(1)

(a)

03/04

-

20293 items

(b)

02/03

-

21605 items

(c)

01/02

-

19394 items


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