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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 6 Hansard (8 June) . . Page.. 2054..


(3) No additional staff will be used to monitor these sites in the future and there will be no cost to the Government.

(4) Yes. The City Campaign was run in partnership with the Butt Littering Trust. The Trust nominated the required number of educator staff.

(5) The eight educators were employed for five days in March 2006 (from 21-24 March and also 27 March) to support the launch week for the Campaign. They were hired under contract conditions from a promotional company and were required for 7 hours for each of the five days.

(6) Nil

(7) $130.00

Seniors-older drivers handbook

(Question No 1078)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for the Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 3 May 2006:

(1) What is the cost of producing and distributing the ACT Older Drivers Handbook;

(2) Who and what age groups is the handbook targeted towards;

(3) Who will the handbook be distributed to and how will it be distributed;

(4) Will the handbook be individually distributed to all people in the groups identified in part (2); if not, why not;

(5) Why does the 3 second rule, as outlined on page 32 of the handbook, apply only for alert drivers, driving vehicles in good mechanical condition with good tyres and driving on a good road surface in good traffic and weather and what rules apply to others;

(6) At what age do older driver requirements commence, such that it is compulsory for these drivers to provide medical certificates and renew their licence annually once they reach this particular age;

(7) What are all the requirements that must be fulfilled once a driver reaches the age as identified in part (6);

(8) Is compulsory driver testing an element of these requirements, if so, what do the tests involve;

(9) If compulsory testing is not a requirement for an older driver licence, why not, and has program been considered for older driver testing.


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