Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2013 Week 5 Hansard (11 April) . .
Work to identify potential financial models appropriate for the project is underway, and once finalised, recommendations will be brought to Government for consideration.
(9) The proposal was short listed in the Report to the Council of Australian Governments (December 2008) and identified as a project for further analysis.
Schools—vandalism (Question No 67)
Mr Doszpot asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 27 February 2013:
(1) How many ACT public schools experienced property damage due to vandalism attacks for the 2011 and 2012 calendar years.
(2) What schools were the subject of vandalism attacks.
(3) What was the estimated cost of damage for each of the affected schools.
(4) What security measures were in place for 2011 and 2012.
(5) Was it a contracted security arrangement; if so, what company supplied security and at what cost.
(6) How many ACT public schools suffered property damage due to vandalism attacks, for the 2012-2013 summer holiday period.
(7) How many schools were attacked.
(8) What is the estimated cost of repair in respect of each affected school.
(9) What security arrangements were in place.
(10) Who supplied those services referred to in part (9) and what was the cost of their contract.
(11) How many schools had security patrols.
Ms Burch: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
(1) 70 ACT public schools experienced property damage due to vandalism attacks for 2012 compared to 78 in 2011.
(2) - (3) Schools which were the subject of vandalism attacks and estimated costs are provided at Attachment A.
(4) The security measures that were in place for 2011 and 2012 included:
* electronic alarm systems, security lighting, and external motion detectors/strobe lighting
* electronic monitoring of all school sites
* the installation of security fences in some schools*