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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 8 May 2008) . . Page.. 1820 ..


Environment—rangers

(Question No 2007)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 2 April 2008:

How many rangers are employed in the Minister’s department (a) as general rangers and inspectors and (b) in forests, conservation areas, nature parks and nature reserves;

What special qualifications (a) are required to carry out ranger duties and (b) do rangers actually have in (i) general and (ii) forests, conservation areas, nature parks and nature reserves;

What is the job classification, for example Administrative Service Officers / Public Service Officers, for rangers in (a) general and (b) forests, conservation areas, nature parks and nature reserves;

When were ranger qualification requirements, job classifications and pay rates last reviewed;

How do qualification requirements, job classifications and pay rates for rangers who work in forests, conservation areas, nature parks and nature reserves compare with other jurisdictions;

How many rangers are expected to be members of the Parks fire brigade.

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

A response to this question is being provided to you by the Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, therefore I have nothing further to add.


Public service—websites

(Question No 2008)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, upon notice, on 2 April 2008:

How much money has been spent on website design, development and maintenance, including webhosting and security, if applicable, for the administrative unit(s) responsible for environment, water and climate change in the 2007-08 financial year to date;

How much money was spent for those items outlined in part (1) in the (a) 2004-2005 and (b) 2005-2006 financial years.

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

I am not prepared to authorise the use of the very considerable resources that would be involved in providing the detailed information required to answer this question.



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