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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 6 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 1669..


(7) What are the details of police call out assistance and routine patrol arrangements that currently exist between ACTION and ACT Policing for each interchange.

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

(1) Assaults on ACTION staff

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

9

10

16

ACTION does not have data regarding passengers.

(2) 4 staff

(3) This information is not provided to, or kept by ACTION.

(4)

Bus Drivers

Supervisors

Transport Officers

4

-

2

(5) N/A. Police responsibility.

(6) See (5)

(7) Police attend through the normal procedures of being notified of an incident. Routine patrol arrangements are a matter for Police.

ACTION bus service—security incidents

(Question No 1578)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 3 May 2007:

(1) How many security incidents were reported by interchange transport officers in their routine reports, summarised weekly, for each of the interchanges for (a) September 2006 week 1, (b) October 2006 week 1, (c) December 2006 week 1, (d) January 2007 week 1, (e) February 2007 week 1, and (f) March 2007 weeks 1 to 3;

(2) Do the incidents outlined in each week in part (1) appear within any of ACTION departmental reports for security incidents; if not, why not;

(3) Are there any discrepancies between interchange transport officer routine security reports and departmental reports for the same periods; if so, why.

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

(1) An incident is classified as a 'security incident' when it is sufficiently severe to warrant formal reporting. These are recorded by ACTION staff, including interchange transport officers, through ACTION's formal accidents and incidents reporting process. For the period requested the following security incidents occurred:


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