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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 3 Hansard (22 March) . . Page.. 1247..


(2) There are 32 trucks currently operating in the ACT under the contract for Provision of Domestic Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection Services. 20 trucks are used for collection of domestic waste and 12 trucks are used for collection of domestic recycling.

(3) There is one contract for the delivery of the Government's domestic waste and recycling service.

(4) Under the contract referenced above, the general waste is disposed to landfill at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre under Contract number C07266 Management of the site services and landfill operations at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre (RMC). Recycling is processed at the Materials Recovery Facility in Hume under contract number C02456 The provision, operation and maintenance of a recyclable materials recovery facility. All material not captured for recycling at the Materials Recovery Facility is transferred to landfill.

(5) Details of the three contracts in 2010-11 are:

i. Contract No. C02386 Provision of Domestic Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection Services was $9,591,986.00. This contract expires on 27 April 2013;

ii. C07266 Management of the site services and landfill operations at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre (RMC) was $2,556,725.00. This contract expires on 12 June 2015; and

iii. C02456 The provision, operation and maintenance of a recyclable materials recovery facility was $941,175.00. This contract expires on 30 November 2013.

Enlighten festival—local artists (Question No 2090)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Economic Development, upon notice, on 23 February 2012 (redirected to the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation):

(1) How many artists/performers from the ACT are being engaged by the Enlighten festival and what proportion of the total does this represent.

(2) How much money (grants, subsidies, wages) is being paid to ACT artists and performers engaged by the Enlighten Festival and what proportion of the total budget does this represent.

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

(1) 52 local artists and performers were engaged to perform at ENLIGHTEN 2012. This represents 53 per cent of all artists and performers contracted by Australian Capital Tourism.

Note: Event partners (the national attractions) also contracted local artists.

(2) The amount of money (grants, subsidies and wages) paid to ACT artists and performers is approximately $24,450 which represents 11.5 per cent of the total


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