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(Question No 932)

Mr Cain asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 14 October 2022:

(1) What are the methods of fixing potholes used by Transport Canberra and City Services and the ACT Government.

(2) What are the costs associated with each method, including the average cost per job.

(3) What is the process for determining which method will be used to fix a pothole.

(4) Are any of the methods of fixing potholes (including staff or material) contracted or procured.

Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) Roads ACT repairs potholes using coldmix and hotmix asphalt.

(2) The average cost to repair a pothole using coldmix varies between $60 to $120. Hotmix asphalt costs can vary significantly depending on the depth and extent of repair required.

(3) For urgent and reactive repairs, coldmix asphalt is utilised. Generally, for planned repairs hotmix asphalt is utilised. The type of repair is also dependent on weather conditions.

(4) Yes. All required raw materials are supplied to Roads ACT for the patching of road defects. While Roads ACT delivers the majority of potholing works, at times contractors are engaged to provide additional resourcing. These arrangements are provided under relevant contracts or procurement activities. Roads ACT also procures machinery to aid the delivery of its works.

Sport and recreation—Florey Oval
(Question No 933)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Sport and Recreation, upon notice, on 14 October 2022 (redirected to Minister for Education and Youth Affairs):

(1) When will the second stage consultation for the Florey oval be undertaken.

(2) Will the final design be on display and available for consultation during this second stage.

Ms Berry: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

1. The first phase of public consultation to inform the preliminary design ran from July 2022 to September 2022. The second stage of consultation will commence by the end of November 2022, when the preliminary concept design will be shared with the community through YourSay for further feedback.

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