Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 2 December 2021) . . Page.. 4178 ..
(b) As of 8 December 2021, a total of 7,012 trees have been planted. 3,796 trees were planted in Autumn and 3,216 trees have been planted to date in spring. The spring planting has been impacted by high rainfall, service issues and movements in availability of tree stock. However, the mild conditions expected in summer 2021/22 is expected to enable the balance of approximately 2,080 trees to be planted in the coming months.
Parks and reserves—Fadden Hills Pond
(Question No 547)
Ms Lawder asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 26 November 2021:
In relation to the answer to question on notice No 33, how many requests were made to keep the tower in Fadden Pond Playground prior to the last upgrade in 2005.
Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
City Services does not have records from the 2005 engagement to provide an answer to this question.
Community corrections orders—detainees and offenders
(Question No 548)
Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Corrections, upon notice, on 26 November 2021:
(1) Do detainees incarcerated in the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) ever do community service such as cleaning graffiti outside the AMC walls; if so, can the Minister provide some examples of some of the acts of community service they have been engaging in over the last two years; if not, why not.
(2) Do offenders on community corrections orders ever do community service such as cleaning graffiti as part of their community corrections orders; if so, can the Minister provide some examples of some of the acts of community service they have been engaging in over the last two years; if not, why not.
Mr Gentleman: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
There is no requirement for detainees to undertake community service work. However, detainees contribute through work in various prison industries such as the kitchen, laundry, grounds maintenance, cleaning services, bulk stores, metal industries, bakery, peer support and delegates roles, horticulture, hairdressing, painting, textiles, and general maintenance. Detainees are remunerated for their work in prison industries in line with the Detainee Work Policy 2019, recognising that employment develops skills that supports employment outcomes on return to the community. This differs from Community Service Work, which is generally unpaid and performed under a Court order (see also below).
Offenders subject to a Community Service Order are required to participate in unpaid work for the number of hours specified by the Court and this may include activities such