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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 4 Hansard (3 May) . . Page.. 1016..


(4) My decision in relation to Narrabundah Primary School was informed by input provided through a range of community consultative fora and driven by the need to meet the changing requirements of our city by providing a greater choice of educational models.

Schools-bus services

(Question No 1489)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 28 February 2007 (redirected to Minister for Territory and Municipal Services):

(1) What bus services provide transport to Arawang Primary School for children who attended the now closed Weston Creek Primary School;

(2) If there are no services, what plans are there to provide services.

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

(1) Based on information provided by the Department of Education and Training regarding school closures and consequent student relocations, bus services for students were identified. Relocated students who enrolled in Arawang Primary school, including students from Weston Creek Primary School, can use the following bus services:

    • Four morning dedicated school services (School Routes 404, 501, 503 and 513)
    • Five afternoon dedicated school services (School Routes 401, 505, 506, 507 and 511).

(2) N/A

Sydney Earth Hour

(Question No 1490)

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

Is the Government considering inviting ACT people to join in the Sydney Earth Hour on 31 March to raise awareness about the impact of our energy use on the environment.

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

The Sydney Earth Hour Event was a joint promotion by the World Wildlife Fund and the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. On 30 March 2007 the Chief Minister issued a statement encouraging Canberrans to participate in "Earth Hour"which included a link to the Earth Hour website for those seeking more information.


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