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(5) The community information hub had set times for opening and closing each day that were publicised via multiple media channels. Residents who attended before or after these times were supported as necessary. The community information hub operated for 29 hours, not including time before and after the set times.
(6) Representatives of the Community Services Directorate attended the community information hub on Friday, 7 January 2022 to support the distribution of food packs.
(7) Refer to response to question 6.
(8) Evoenergy were present at the community information hub to provide information about power outages. Evoenergy also had a presence in the Public Information Coordination Centre and contributed to community messaging about the impact of the storm and relief/recovery assistance.
(9) 1.5 skip loads of spoilt food from effected residents were collected.
(10) Three showers, six washers and dryers and a freezer were hired from Coates Hire to support residents at the community information hub.
(11) Refer to response to question 10.
(12) Refer to response to question 10.
(13) Refer to response to question 10.
(14) Canberra residents were notified of the establishment community information hub by the Emergency Service Agency (ESA) and other directorates across ACT Government through multiple communication channels. These include social media channels, ESA news alerts, live press conference resulting in media mentions across several media stations (print, radio, digital and tv), face-to-face communication via volunteers and local radio interviews and ads.
(15) Households without power were targeted via radio platforms and crews on the ground responding to requests for assistance. The community information hub also provided a means for residents without power to change portable electronic devices (phones, ipads, etc) allowing these devices to keep operating and receiving online information.
Roads—William Hovell Drive
(Question No 636)
Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 11 February 2022:
(1) In relation to William Hovell Drive duplication, is the independent verification of the noise monitoring still on track to be completed by the end of February 2022; if not, what is the cause of the delay.
(2) Is the revised environmental impact statement still on track to be submitted by the end of March 2022; if not, what is the cause of the delay.