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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 7 Hansard (26 June) . . Page.. 2697..


(3) What is the frequency of all services provided to Oaks Estate residents;

(4) What is the current level of patronage for each service provided.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:

(1) Deane's Buslines of Queanbeyan provides bus services, including services to Canberra, to Oaks Estate residents.

(2) Yes. Residents of Oaks Estate have access to the Deane's Buslines services travelling into Canberra along Canberra Avenue where passengers can use the bus stops adjacent to Fyshwick. This service has operated since 1995.

(3) Deane's Buslines provides a loop services through Oaks Estate interchanging with other Deane's services travelling to and from Woden and the City.


This service operates on Monday to Friday at 8.04am; 8.44am; 10.49am; 12.19pm; 2.29pm; and 4.24pm. Residents can also access other Deane's services by walking to nearby bus stops in Queanbeyan


Deane's Buslines provides a school bus service to students residing in Oaks Estate. The service interchanges with other Deane's school services and provides access to a range of ACT schools.

(4) Deane's Buslines indicates that patronage levels average one (1) passenger per 10 services based on 120 passengers over the period 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002.

AUSTOUCH kiosks

(Question No 754)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:

In relation to AUSTOUCH Kiosks.

(1) Is there still a contract/property agreement between the ACT Government and North Communications Australia (NCA) for the AUSTOUCH Kiosks;

(2) If so, what were the costs of the service provided by NCA for the financial years:

(a)

2000-01;

(b)

2001-02;

(c)

to date in 2002-03.

(3) How many AUSTOUCH Kiosks are there across Canberra;

(4) What is the average monthly use of AUSTOUCH Kiosks.

Mr Wood

: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:


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