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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 20 October 2005) . . Page.. 4046 ..


Canberra residents can dispose of computers at:

Mugga Lane Landfill or the Mitchell Resource Management Centre. The computers are then forwarded to a computer recycling company in Sydney for processing.

Additionally in the ACT, the computer company DELL, Charity Computers and ReUse accept computers for re-use and recycling.

Yes. The Victorian Byteback program was launched in June 2005. Byteback is a partnership between EcoRecycle Victoria, Hewlett Packard, Sims E-Recycling and KS Environmental.

Yes. While my department has put in place suitable arrangements for the reuse and recycling of computers in the ACT, at present the computer/IT industry is not financially contributing towards these reuse and recycling efforts.

My department is however working with the National Waste Working Group framework to progress a national approach to product stewardship and extended producer responsibility schemes targeting “e-waste” that would operate within the ACT.


Finance—pay parking revenue(Question No 637)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 21 September 2005:

How much revenue has been raised from pay parking ticket machines in Government-owned carparks in (a) Belconnen and (b) Tuggeranong each month since January 2004;

How much revenue has been raised from parking fines issued in Government-owned carparks in (a) Belconnen and (b) Tuggeranong each month since the introduction of pay parking in January 2004;

How often have pay parking ticket machines in Government-owned carparks been out of use since their installation since the introduction of pay parking in these carparks in (a) Belconnen and (b) Tuggeranong in January 2004;

How long, on average, are pay parking ticket machines in Government-owned carparks in (a) Belconnen and (b) Tuggeranong out of use before being (i) attended to and (ii) repaired by Urban Services;

What has been the total cost of repairs made to pay parking ticket machines in Government-owned carparks in (a) Belconnen and (b) Tuggeranong in (i) 2003-2004, (ii) 2004-2005 and (iii) 2005-to date.

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

The revenue raised from pay parking ticket machines by month since January 2004 is:

Belconnen

Jan 04

$29,705.95

Jul 04

$114,984.75

Feb 04

$106,172.30

Aug 04

$110,523.75

Mar 04

$122,442.05

Sep 04

$109,266.95

Apr 04

$116,838.35

Oct 04

$102,433.45


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