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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2022 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 1 December 2022) . . Page.. 4190 ..


5) In response to COVID-19 related lockdowns, all non-essential activities were paused at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) in line with ACTCS Pandemic Arrangements. During this time, in collaboration with ACTCS, Shine for Kids proposed activities including Family Activity Packs, Family Support, and Story Time. Shine for Kids and ACTCS staff (Case Managers, the Women and Children Services Coordinator and the AMC Executive Support team) worked on post-release plans to ensure children remained connected with their family members and coordinated Zoom visits while in custody. Further, Shine for Kids worked with families of detainees by providing support and coordinating services such as Prisoners Aid, food pantries, family support services and mental health support services.

Municipal services—street sweeping
(Question No 978)

Ms Lawder asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 25 November 2022:

(1) What was the (a) budget and (b) estimated amount spent on street sweeping by the ACT Government in (i) 2018-2019, (ii) 2019-2020, (iii) 2020-2021 and (iv) 2021-2022.

(2) How many street sweeping machines does the ACT have in its fleet and what is the average cost of these machines.

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

(1)

Year

Budget ($)

Estimated spend ($)

2018-19

1,963,546

1,480,228

2019-20

2,160,973

1,974,946

2020-21

2,594,286

2,862,283

2021-22

2,469,503

2,228,885

(2) The ACT leases five street sweeping vehicles, which operate over two shifts. The forecast cost of each street sweeping vehicle in the 2022-23 year is estimated at approximately $0.125m per annum; this includes lease, fuel and maintenance provisions but excludes operator and waste management costs.

Taxation—payroll tax rate
(Question No 979)

Ms Clay asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 25 November 2022:

What is the mean and median final tax-free threshold amount for companies which paid ACT Payroll Tax in the 2021-22 financial year.

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


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