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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 6 Hansard (10 May) . . Page.. 2488..


(2) Two Euro IV and 98 Euro V buses, of the in-service diesel fleet are already fitted with diesel particulate filters. 70 CNG buses do not require a particulate filter.

(3) The particulate filters reduce the particulate emissions by around 20 to 25%.

(4) The estimated cost of retrofitting a particulate filter to an ACTION legacy (orange) bus is $3,000.

(5) The estimated cost of retrofitting a particulate filter to the remaining 238 buses in the ACTION legacy fleet is $ 714,000.

(6) 100% of the ACTION diesel fleet consume ultra low sulphur diesel.

(7) The table below demonstrates the proportion of each fleet type as at 30 March 2012 to the relevant Euro emissions standard. Euro VI is not yet required for new heavy vehicles in Australia.

Euro standard No. of in-service fleet Cumulative % Euro VI 0 0 Euro V 98 22.8% Euro IV 100 23.3% Euro III 170 39.7% Euro II 190 44.4% Euro I 428 100.0%

Drugs—opioid maintenance treatment programs (Question No 2110)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 21 March 2012:

(1) What are the Government's opioid maintenance programs involving (a) methadone and (b) buprenorphine.

(2) How many patients are respectively being treated under the programs referred to in part (1).

(3) Can the Minister provide the number of patients, referred to in part (2), from 2008 to present.

(4) What are the per patient costs in the corresponding years.

(5) Have there been cases of death after detoxification and what is the post-detox mortality rate from 2008 to present.

(6) What is the total cost per patient to deliver these addiction maintenance programs and (a) how much are patients expected to pay to the cost, (b) what is the ACT Government's contribution, (c) what is the Commonwealth Government's contribution, (d) what exemptions apply and (e) are these costs the same with programs in the prison system; if not, can the Minister identify cost differences and funding contribution elements.


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