Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 3 Hansard (30 March) . . Page.. 927..
2005-06 to date
* note: the term 'stress leave' is not used to describe leave in these circumstances as it does not define a diagnosed illness or injury.
(3) This information is not provided to, or kept, by ACTION.
(Question No 861)
Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 14 February 2006:
(1) How many (a) assaults and (b) threats have been made against bus drivers and/or passengers in the ACT in (i) 2002-03, (ii) 2003-04, (iii) 2004-05 and (iv) 2005-06 to date;
(2) Of the incidents reported in part (1), how many resulted in (a) injury, (b) compensation and (iii) stress leave;
(3) Of the incidents reported in part (1), how many (i) charges, (ii) convictions or (iii) other penalties were issued.
Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
(1) In the absence of drivers' names provided by ACTION, and given the profession of victims of crime is not routinely recorded by ACT Policing, it is not possible to provide data on this issue.
(2) For a response to this question, please seek advice from ACTION buses.
(3) Refer to the response to Question 1.
Disabled parking permits
(Question No 864)
Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 14 February 2006:
(1) How many disabled parking permits are currently issued and valid;
(2) What is the criteria for obtaining a disabled parking permit;
(3) What is the current penalty or fine for the misuse of such a permit;
(4) How many penalties or fines have been issued for the misuse of a disabled parking permit in (a) 2002-03, (b) 2003-04, (c) 2004-05 and (d) 2005-06 to date;