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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 4 Hansard (3 May) . . Page.. 1002..


ACTION bus services-complaints

(Question No 1479)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 28 February 2007:

(1) What were the number of recorded complaints about ACTION bus services in each month from June 2006 to February 2007;

(2) Is the Minister able to provide a breakdown of the nature of each complaint.

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

Month

Specific Route/ Service Feedback / Request

Overall Network Feedback / Request

Total

June 06

31

30

61

July 06

41

34

75

Aug 06

67

30

97

Sept 06

48

29

77

Oct 06

34

39

73

Nov 06

31

128

159

Dec 06

35

315

350

Jan 07

42

123

165

Feb 07

253

188

441

(2) I am not prepared divert the amount of resources from ACTION's operations area required to answer the detail of this question.

Greenhouse gases

(Question No 1480)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 28 February 2007:

(1) Has the ACT Government considered, or will it consider, regularly estimating and publishing an ACT greenhouse gas indicator similar to that in Victoria which can be accessed at http://beta.theclimategroup.org/special_projects/the_greenhouse_indicator/

(2) Does the ACT Government currently use or compile information for indicators of the ACT's level of greenhouse gas being emitted; if not, why not; if so, where are they publicly available.

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

(1) Yes. My Department is working closely with ActewAGL in their capacity as electricity and gas distributor to develop an emissions indicator customised to the ACT.

(2) The ACT has measured its annual greenhouse gas emissions on a regular basis for many years. This data is released in the form of an Emissions Inventory and


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