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(1) The Fleet Advisory Service (FAS) is a free government run information service that provides targeted information and materials to Canberra businesses and community organisations to assist them in transitioning their vehicle fleets to Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs). The service has been operating since December 2021.
(2) The Fleet Advisory Service is managed by Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate.
(3) The service is free to Canberra businesses and community organisations.
(4) The operating budget for 2021-22 is $250,000. The previous financial year, $30,000 was allocated to fund program design.
(5) There is one full time employee associated with the Fleet Advisory Service.
(6) A total of 10 businesses, from a range of industries, have applied for and received tailored advice specific to transitioning to electric vehicles from the FAS. These businesses include Canberra Vikings Club, Capital Brewing, Icon Water, Norris Cleaning, Rnb Solutions, Royal Australian Mint, Sentinel, St Vincent de Paul ACT, and Woden Community Service. Actual transition of fleets will be up to the businesses involved.
(7) The Fleet Advisory Service has been operating for less than three months, and in this time it has assisted 10 businesses as previously described. It is too early to evaluate outcomes and achievements more broadly.
(8) The service is free to Canberra businesses and community organisations.
Municipal services—nature strips
(Question No 658)
Ms Castley asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 11 February 2022:
(1) How does the ACT Government ensure that expectations of residents under the Guidelines for Use of Residential Nature Strips 2019 are upheld.
(2) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of fines or actions the Government takes to prompt residents to meet their expectations under the guidelines.
(3) How many Fix My Street requests have been lodged since 2016 for nature strip maintenance, which are considered expectations of residents under the guidelines.
(4) How many of the Fix My Street requests, referred to in part 3, were completed by (a) residents and (b) the ACT Government.
(5) Is the Act Government considering any fines or actions in the future against a resident if they do not meet the expectations outlined in the guidelines.
Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows: