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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 10 March 2005 2005) . . Page.. 959 ..


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

The targets and performance results in relation to the quantity of waste to landfill:

2004/05 Target

December 2004 Result

Quantity

Tonnes of waste to landfill

200,000

101,486

Cost

Processing of Waste

$2,659,273

$1,260,857

The monthly breakdown of waste to landfill from July 2003 to December 2004 is

Month

Tonnes

Month

Tonnes

Month

Tonnes

July 2003

16,121

January 2004

18,325

July 2004

15,510

August 2003

15,231

February 2004

16,337

August 2004

15,636

September 2003

17,502

March 2004

18,416

September 2004

17,022

October 2003

19,485

April 2004

16,888

October 2004

16,716

November 2003

18,145

May 2004

15,962

November 2004

17,885

December 2003

20,272

June 2004

15,707

December 2004

18,718

These services are provided under contract to the ACT Government in the same way as the Government pays contractors to provide the kerbside waste and recycling services. Other Councils charge ratepayers to drop off garden waste - the ACT Government is paying the operators to keep these services “free” to residents so that the maximum amount of material is recovered. Garden waste recycling costs the Canberra community less than $5 per tone compared to an average $15 to $25 per tonne in other areas.

No

N/a


Roads—speeding infringements(Question No 167)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 16 February 2005:

How many mobile speed camera vans are there currently in operation in the ACT;

How many speeding tickets have been incorrectly or invalidly issued by the mobile speed camera vans in (a) 2002-2003, (b) 2003-2004 and (c) 2004-2005 to date.

If any speeding tickets have been incorrectly or invalidly issued, why did this occur;

How many speeding infringements issued by mobile speed camera vans have been referred to the Magistrate’s Court in (a) 2002-2003, (b) 2003-2004 and (c) 2004-2005 to date;

How many infringements considered by the Magistrates Court were set aside or determined to be invalid in (a) 2002-2003, (b) 2003-2004 and (c) 2004-2005.


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