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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 5 Hansard (31 May) . . Page.. 1375..


one space per 100 parking spaces or part thereof. For surface car parks, the provision rates are to in accordance with Australian Standard AS2890.1 - 1993. The recommended provision rate is between one and two spaces per 100 parking spaces for retail centres. Surface car parks in the ACT meet these requirements.

The Australian Standard is currently under review and if, when the standard is promulgated by Standards Australia, it requires a different parking provision rate than is currently required under the BCA or the Guidelines, these will be amended as necessary.

(6) None, but the ACT provisions are consistent with national standards.

(7) See 6 above.

Motorcycles

(Question No 1552)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 1 May 2007:

(1) How many (a) motorcycles and (b) motor scooters were registered in the ACT each year from 2000 to 2006;

(2) What is the projected rate of registrations for (a) motorcycles and (b) motor scooters each year for the next 5 years;

(3) How many accidents involving (a) motorcycles and (b) motor scooters have occurred each year from 2000 to 2006.

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

(1) Motorcycles and motor scooters are not recorded separately on the rego.act database, so it is not possible to provide the number of registrations for each category. The total number of motorcycles and motor scooters registered at 31 December are:

2000 = 5,961

2001 = 6,378

2002 = 6,744

2003 = 7,041

2004 = 7,503

2005 = 8,049

2006 = 8,725

(2) Based on an average annual increase of 460 registrations in each of the last six years, the rate of registrations for the next five years is projected to be:

2007 = 9,185

2008 = 9,645

2009 = 10,105

2010 = 10,565

2011 = 11,025

(3) Separate data is not available for motorcycle and motor scooter accidents. The number of accidents involving both motorcycles and motor scooters are:

2000 = 197

2001 = 160

2002 = 186

2003 = 153

2004 = 169

2005 = 191

2006 = 149*

* To end of November 2006


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