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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2013 Week 2 Hansard (14 February) . . Page.. 696..


(1) How many pot holes were identified for repair, by suburb, from 1 July 2011 to date.

(2) How many of the pot holes identified in part (1) have been repaired.

(3) What is the average time taken to repair the potholes identified in part (1).

(4) What was the total cost to repair the pot holes identified in part (1).

(5) How many Directorate employees were/are employed specifically to work on road repairs such as pot holes (a) currently, (b) in June 2012, (c) in January 2012, (d) in June 2011 and (e) in January 2011.

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

(1) In total 9657 pot holes have been identified since 1 July 2011. Data is not available by suburb.

(2) 9427 potholes have been recorded as repaired.

(3) Of the total number repaired, 1641 were identified from reports received by Canberra Connect. The average time taken to repair those in this category was 11.64 calendar days.

The balance, 7786, is made up principally by potholes identified by TAMS work crews while patrolling. Response time statistics are not available for the potholes in this category as they are generally repaired 'on the spot' as they are located.

(4) The total cost of repairing the potholes identified at (2) was $322,435.

(5) Roads ACT has 26 staff employed to work on road maintenance. This number has been consistent throughout the period January 2011 to date. The number engaged specifically on patching potholes is varied on a daily basis depending on workload and operational requirements. Up to four employees are routinely engaged in pothole patching. This number is increased during high demand periods such as after prolonged wet weather.

Parking—meter revenue (Question No 52)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 29 November 2012 (redirected to the Attorney-General):

For the 2012-13 financial year to date what is the breakdown in revenue from ACT Government parking meters by (a) month and (b) suburb.

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


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