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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 5 Hansard (7 April) . . Page.. 1651..


(2) What is the suburb by suburb breakdown of calls for (a) and (b) above;

(3) For each call that was received and assistance was required, how many occasions was a car and officer sent to investigate;

(4) On how many occasions when a car and officer should have been despatched was it unable to do so due to lack of police vehicles of manpower or other reasons.

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

(1)(a) There were 56 123 calls to 131 444 during the period July 2004 to February 2005.

(b) There were 78 759 calls to 131 444 during the period July 2003 to June 2004.

(2)(a) This information is not recorded.

(b) This information is not recorded.

(3) As data is not recorded on the source of each call attended, this is unable to be supplied. ACT Policing provides a response to calls using a four-tier response system, and patrols are allocated to incidents as required.

(4) As data is not recorded on the source of each call attended, this is unable to be supplied. ACT Policing provides a response to calls using a four-tier response system, and patrols are allocated to incidents as required.

Roads—Ginninderra Drive

(Question No 298)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 15 March 2005:

(1) What is the purpose of the stone wall recently constructed at the intersection of Coulter and Ginninderra Drives;

(2) Was any notice given to residents;

(3) What is the cost of construction of the wall to date;

(4) How was the tender process undertaken and which company was awarded the contract;

(5) Are any further works planned in relation to these building works; if so, what is the projected cost.

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

(1) The stone wall constructed to the north east of the intersection of Coulter and Ginninderra Drives is associated with the Lake Ginninderra Dam Protection Measures project. A range of measures have been constructed to protect the dam in the Probable Maximum Flood event. This flood event has a very low probability of ever occurring, approximately once in 500,000 years, however as the dam is classified as a large dam it should be protected against this event. The rainfall data used to calculate the flood associated with this event has been revised since the dam was constructed in 1971 and the


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