Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 7 Hansard (1 July) . . Page.. 3319..
(a) None of the incidents/claims have involved legal proceedings.
(b) 24 to date.
(d) $15,484 to date.
National Folk Festival
(Question No 975)
Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 6 May 2010 (Redirected to the A/g Minister for Health):
(1) Has the ACT Health played any role in the Canberra Folk Festival's decision to stop using reusable drinking mugs for drinks served to its patrons and to start using compostable drinking mugs; if so, what was ACT Health's involvement.
(2) Does any health and safety legislation prevent the Canberra Folk Festival from using reusable drinking mugs for drinks served to its patrons.
Mr Corbell: I am advised that the answer to the member's question is:
(1) ACT Health has no knowledge of the reasons why the Canberra Folk Festival has decided not to use reusable drinking cups and mugs for drinks served to patrons.
(2) The food legislation in the ACT does not prevent the use of reusable drinking cups or mugs, provided that food safety standards are met.
(Question No 976)
Mr Coe asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 6 May 2010:
(1) What is the cost of the program to install signs on the Canberra cycleway network.
(2) Over what period has the program referred to in part (1) operated and how much longer with it continue.
(3) What is the cost of installing different types of signs, for example, destination signs and "Share the Path"signs.
(4) What criteria are used by the Minister's department to assess the location of signs.
(5) How many signs for cycleways have been erected in (a) 2008, (b) 2009 and (c) 2010 to date for (i) new and (ii) existing cycleways.
Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows: