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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 3 Hansard (22 March) . . Page.. 1219..


3. A number of factors are taken into account in determining which routes will be serviced by dedicated ACTION school buses. These factors include the age and location of residence of the students attending the school. Additional data may also be used, such as an assessment of likely demand.

4. The need for a dedicated bus service is determined by ACTION based on information provided by the Directorate such as the age and location of students as well as the availability of route services within the area. Information regarding demand may be generated by school communities following consultation with students and parents. Applications are considered by the Schools Transport Liaison Committee, made up of representatives of:

* ACTION

* Education and Training Directorate

* Catholic Education Office

* Association of Parents and Friends of ACT Schools

* Association of Independent School, and

* ACT Council of Parents and Friends.

Information regarding this process is available on the ACTION website and is communicated to school principals by the Directorate and to parents by the school principal.

Roads—Gungahlin Drive extension (Question No 2027)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 16 February 2012:

Has Roads ACT concluded the monitoring of noise from the Gungahlin Drive Extension; if so, can the Government provide a copy of the report produced from the study.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Yes, a copy of the report is available on the Territory and Municipal Services Directorate webpage at www.tams.act.gov.au under "what's new".

Waste—landfill sites (Question No 2028)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 16 February 2012:

(1) How many domestic users take waste to the landfill sites in the ACT each year and what are the breakdowns between the (a) Mugga Lane and (b) Mitchell sites.

(2) Given that the Territory and Municipal Services website states that there are a range of charges for domestic users, as per the brochure located at http://www.tams.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/228081/Guide_to_Wastes_Disposal_Charges_Brochure_2011.pdf, can the Minister give a breakdown of (a) how


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