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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 3 May 2007) . . Page.. 1035 ..


July 2006 to February 2007. 91656 people.


Human Rights Commission

(Question No 1515)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 6 March 2007:

How much has it cost to run the Human Rights Commission since its inception;

How many cases (a) has the Commission handled and (b) have been handled by each commissioner.

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

$855,420 for the period 1 November 2006 to 28 February 2007. Note that the appointment of the Disability and Community Services Commissioner, and Children and Young People Commissioner took effect from 29 January 2007.

(a) Complaints received (in writing) 119

(b) Complaints received:

Health Services Commissioner 96

Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner 21

Children and Young People Commissioner 1

Disability and Community Services Commissioner 1


Roads—parking infringements

(Question No 1516)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 6 March 2007 (redirected to the Attorney General):

Were any motorists who were stuck in the hailstorm that struck Canberra in late February 2007 issued with parking infringement notices; if so, how many were issued and in which locations;

Will the Minister agree to waive any or all of the parking infringement notices issued in those circumstances;

Were any of the trucks clearing hail and debris from the streets of Canberra issued with infringement notices for overloading; if so, how many were issued and in which locations;

Will the Minister agree to waive any or all of the parking infringement notices issued in those circumstances.

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

I am not aware of any parking infringement notices being issued to vehicles that were involved in the February 2007 hailstorm.


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