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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 3009..


c) Refer to the response provided at 1 b) above.

(2) The 2009 CSIRO Canberra Integrated Waterways Feasibility Study commissioned by the ACT Government identified a number of potential wetland sites within the Tuggeranong area, including one within the Tuggeranong Homestead Precinct.

(3) No.

Environment—house demolition waste (Question No 2334)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, upon notice, on 3 May 2012:

(1) Can the Minister provide a full list of the number of houses in the ACT that have been demolished in the last (a) 12 months and (b) two years.

(2) Can the Minister provide a full list of the (a) suburb of each of these houses and the approximate age of the demolished house, (b) number of demolished houses that contained asbestos, (c) total volume of waste that has been generated from the demolition of these houses in the last (i) 12 months and (ii) two years and (d) total volume of this demolition waste that was recycled in the last (i) 12 months and (ii) two years.

(3) Can the Minister provide a full list of the proportion of waste generated by type, that is, bricks and tiles, timber, concrete and cement, bitumen and asphalt, concrete, plasterboard, soil and clean fill, stainless steel, steel, aluminium brass lead and copper and mixed recyclables, out of the total, from the demolition of these houses in the last (a) 12 months and (b) two years.

(4) Can the Minister provide a full list of the proportion of this demolition waste by type, as listed in part (3), out of the total that was recycled in the last (a) 12 months and (b) two years.

(5) Can the Minister provide a full list of the proportion of total demolition waste that was sent to (a) ACT concrete recyclers, Pialligo, (b) ACT Recycling Pty. Ltd. Mugga Lane Resource Recovery Centre, Symonston and (c) any other significant recycling companies, in the last (i) 12 months and (ii) two years.

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

(1) The total number of houses demolished for the period 1 May 2010 to 30 April 2011 is 105.

The total number of houses demolished for the period 1 May 2011 to 30 April 2012 is 207.

(2) (a) Please see Attachment A.

(b) Number of demolished houses that contained asbestos,


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