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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 4 Hansard (3 April) . . Page.. 1427..


(1) When will Stage II of the Goyder/Dalrymple Streets, Narrabundah traffic calming plan come into effect;

(2) Can the second stage of the plan be made available to interested parties, including myself;

(3) Why was this traffic calming plan put forward in two stages

Mr Wood: The answer to the Member's questions is as follows:

(1) Implementation of the Stage 2 measures identified in the Goyder Street Local Area Traffic Management Study will depend upon the effectiveness of Stage 1 measures and available funding.

(2) Stage 2 is detailed in the Goyder Street Local Area Traffic Management Study, a public document, which was subject to extensive public consultation.

(3) Stage 1 are high priority measures aimed at reducing the speed of traffic using these residential streets and Stage 2 involves the next level of priorities identified through public consultation.

TransACT-connection waiting times

(Question No 503)

Mr Cornwell asked the Treasurer:

In relation to TransACT connections:

(1) What is the current waiting time of a TransACT connection in the ACT;

(2) Is there a problem for a person signing up with TransACT who is a member of a body corporate and if so, what is the problem;

(3) Is it true that TransACT will not sign up potential customers who are members of a body corporate;

(4) Are there areas in the ACT where TransACT will not provide a service, eg; Urambi Village, and if so, why;

(5) What other areas of the ACT, by name, cannot be served by TransACT;

(6) Does this failure to provide service breach any contractual or advertising undertakings.

Mr Quinlan: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Given the highly competitive nature of the telecommunications industry, TransACT has advised that specific information regarding waiting times for customers wishing


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