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(3) Information by age group is only available for casualties (ie people who have sustained an injury or where killed as a result of a traffic crash. The table below presents vehicle controllers (ie motor vehicle drivers; motorcyclist riders and cyclists) casualties by age group:

Year 0-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 >75 Unknown Total 2000 2 37 54 42 33 31 17 17 29 9 8 4 5 15 161 464 2001 2 18 55 34 36 36 30 31 14 8 5 7 5 12 120 411 2002 19 28 47 27 33 22 15 23 20 15 11 12 2 19 7 300 2003 3 15 42 30 33 21 12 15 19 9 3 3 8 14 58 285 2004 3 31 47 28 22 22 20 11 32 11 11 7 4 13 86 348 2005 1 47 62 32 39 28 41 34 11 20 6 10 4 17 55 407 2006 6 31 55 36 24 28 25 15 15 10 11 10 13 9 79 367 2007 3 45 79 60 49 40 41 42 31 25 13 5 1 12 29 475 2008 5 33 55 47 17 22 19 32 24 13 11 4 2 13 12 309 2009 1 57 85 55 48 49 41 38 37 26 15 5 9 28 12 506 2010 8 78 95 75 69 60 44 41 46 39 25 14 4 37 3 638 2011 8 72 100 77 68 48 63 47 41 26 19 13 8 31 2 623

(a) & (b) The type of licence (provisional and learner) is not always available. Information regarding the age group 17 to 19 presents a reasonable picture of people carrying such licences. The following table presents vehicle controllers casualties of that age group:

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total 32 15 27 14 28 41 29 42 30 55 70 71

(4) Roads ACT produces an annual report presenting roads/intersections with the most crashes and their details. A copy of the latest report is available on the TAMS internet at http://www.tams.act.gov.au/move/roads/road_safety/crash_information .

Asbestos—management (Question No 2185)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, upon notice, on 29 March 2012:

(1) In relation to laws and policies governing the removal and handling of asbestos in residential premises, what laws or codes govern licensed asbestos removalists when they are performing asbestos removal.

(2) Are there any penalties for breaching these laws or codes.

(3) Do asbestos assessors, builders, or other people working in residential premises have any legal obligation to report potential breaches of safety, including in relation to asbestos.

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

(1) The principle legislation governing working with asbestos are the Building Act 2004, the Construction Occupations (Licensing) Act 2004, the Asbestos Removal Code, the Dangerous Substances Act 2004, the Environment Protection Act 1997 and the Work Health and Safe Act 2011


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