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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 13 Hansard (27 November) . . Page.. 4962..


In relation to 'work and family' policy and further reply to Question on Notice No 1045:

(1) How many 'work and family' policies does each ACT Department and agency have in place;

(2) In the response to Question on Notice No 1045 the Minister for Economic Development, Business and Tourism noted that 'The ACT Government does not have data on work and family arrangements in the ACT private sector to provide a meaningful comparison between the Business Council of Australia figures and ACT private businesses'. Will you as Chief Minister and the Minister responsible for public service employment practices look at collecting such data for the public and private sectors.

Mr Stanhope

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

(1) Each Department and agency has the following:

Chief Minister's Department - 21;

Urban Services - 14;

Justice and Community Services - 14;

Education Youth and Family Services - 15;

Treasury - 21;

ACT Health - 20;

Disability, Housing and Community Services - 14;and

ACT Planning and Land Authority - 23.

(2) For the public sector, the data exists as indicated in the response to question 1.

In relation to the private sector, the data will not be collected.

Junk mail on car windscreens

(Question No 1141)

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

In relation to junk mail:

(1) How many fines or warnings have been issued to companies found to be posting junk mail advertisements on the windscreens of cars in the ACT in (a) 2002 and (b) 2003 to date;

(2) How are the regulations, preventing junk mail being deposited on windscreens, being enforced;

(3) What is the approximate annual cost of policing these regulations.

Mr Wood

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

(1) (a) In 2002-2003 no infringement notices were issued, with 2 warning notices issued.

(The warning notices were issued to interstate groups who had placed information on


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