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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 5 Hansard (31 May) . . Page.. 1380..


(1) What is the ACT Government policy regarding the identification of legal graffiti art sites;

(2) Who is responsible for the provision of signage designating legal graffiti art space;

(3) Why is there no signage in the vicinity of graffiti artwork the left side of the bridge underpass area under Justinian Street, on the approach to the Woden Cemetery;

(4) Are there any legal graffiti art sites across the ACT that are not identified with appropriate signage; if so, what are details of these sites.

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

(1) It is important to understand there is a difference between legal mural sites and legal practice sites. Legal practice sites are identified but legal mural sites are not identified to avoid drawing the attention of graffiti vandals.

(2) The Graffiti Programs Coordinator organises the sign posting of legal graffiti practice sites.

(3) The Eddison Park mural under Justinian Street on the approach to the Woden Cemetery is a legal mural site and consequently is not signed.

(4) No.

Native animals—care

(Question No 1568)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, upon notice, on 2 May 2007:

(1) Given that protected native animals or special protected species may not be kept by wildlife carers, must be reported to Environment ACT within 24 hours and are not to be released from captivity, who holds licences to care for these species and what is done with them once rehabilitated;

(2) Given that native animals which do not live naturally in the ACT may not be kept, and must be reported within 24 hours to Environment ACT, what is done with these animals;

(3) What is the status of dingoes, in terms of wildlife rehabilitation;

(4) Given that Eastern Grey kangaroos and their joeys are not able to be kept for a period longer than 48 hours, why does this policy differ from the NSW policy for wildlife rehabilitation;

(5) Can the Minister outline what methods of euthanasia are used on Eastern Grey kangaroos which are unable to be rehabilitated.

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


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