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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 3 Hansard (22 March) . .

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(3) At the point of change, what were the trigger points, and what did they change to.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The Capacity Escalation Procedure (CEP) is an operational tool to assist with bed management and patient flow throughout the hospital. The use of this tool initiates business processes in response to peaks in bed demand. During July, August and September 2017, the Canberra Hospital CEP was activated. A combination factors as outlined in the procedure were triggers for Alert Level 3 being activated. It is important to note that occupancy fluctuates throughout the day due to patient movement, and the other factors at play on any given day can vary.

(2) The list of trigger points in the procedure did not change during the period.

(3) As stated above CEP is an operational business process tool and trigger points vary from day to day and within each day.

Waste—management (Question No 889)

Ms Lee asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 16 February 2018:

(1) How many smart "bigbelly" bins are currently in operation across the ACT.

(2) Where are the bins located.

(3) How have the bins impacted on waste collection frequency.

(4) How is the collection schedule determined.

(5) How are recyclables retrieved and/ or sorted from the compressed collected through the bins.

(6) At which locations do the bins and recycling bins exist.

(7) Does the Government have any plans to introduce the bins at any other location in the future.

(8) Will an ACT Waste Feasibility Study be undertaken to evaluate the potential future financial and environmental impacts of the bins; if so, when will the study be undertaken; if not, why not.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Three.

(2) Link Park in Wright, Section 5 Campbell and East Lake Parade Kingston Foreshore.

(3) The bins in the low use areas at Wright and Campbell resulted in a reduced frequency of emptying as bins were only emptied when approaching capacity, as indicated by

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