Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2022 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 9 June 2022) . . Page.. 2088 ..
Telecommunications—reception black spots
Mr Barr (in reply to a question by Mrs Kikkert on Thursday, 5 May 2022):
I refer the member to my response to Question on Notice No. 10 dated 4 December 2020, attached here for reference. Communications infrastructure is the responsibility of the federal government.
Waste—Gungahlin recycling drop-off centre
Mr Steel (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Mr Milligan on Thursday, 5 May 2022):
The Recycling Drop Off Centres (RDOC) are managed by ACT NoWaste through two Territory contractors, Remondis and Suez. Remondis is responsible for the collection of paper and cardboard and general cleaning of the facilities and manage any illegal dumping. Suez is responsible for the collection of comingled bins (hoppers with recycled cans and bottles).
The RDOC facilities are serviced as follows:
o The paper and cardboard cages are emptied once daily (excluding Sundays).
o The commingled bins are emptied three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
ACT NoWaste conducts weekly inspections of the RDOCs to ensure they are in an operable state and do not present any safety risks. If maintenance issues are identified, members of the public are encouraged to contact 13 22 81 to report the issue.
COVID-19 pandemic—school camps
Ms Berry (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Hanson on Thursday, 5 May 2022):
Outward Bound was successful in the 2021-22 Technology Upgrade Funds Grant Program for $40,000 (GST exclusive) to assist with the Outward Bound Back in the Bush Safely – Technology Upgrade. On 4 May 2022, Minister Davidson, Assistant Minister for Families and Community Services, announced the outcome of the grant round and letters of offer to all successful grant recipients were issued.
Outward Bound was successful in the 2021-22 Community Support and Infrastructure Grant program for $10,000 (GST exclusive) as a contribution towards Outward Bound High Ropes Course Equipment Renewal. On 11 May 2022, Minister Stephen-Smith, Minister for Families and Community Services, announced the outcome of the grant round and letters of offer to all successful grant recipients were issued.
On 12 May 2022, the Community Services Directorate received both signed Grant Acceptance letters and are preparing payments of the grants to Outward Bound.