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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 24 June 2010) . . Page.. 2645 ..


(2) What are the names, positions and qualifications of the members of each body referred to in part (1) and when do their terms expire.

(3) How many vacancies are currently carried on each body and how long have those vacancies remained unfilled.

(4) When will the vacancies referred to in part (3) be filled.

(5) What is the remuneration of each member of each body, annual or per diem as appropriate.

(6) What are the allowances of each member of each body.

(7) Which members of each body are required to travel to Canberra in order to participate in meetings.

(8) What is the cost, on average, per body meeting for those members to travel to Canberra to attend body meetings.

(9) Why was each member referred to in part (7) appointed to the body in preference to seeking local members.

(10) What was the total remuneration, allowances and travel costs paid to body members in (a) 2007-08, (b) 2008-09 and (c) 2009-10 to date.

(11) Do any members of each body have the use of a government vehicle; if so, (a) on what basis, (b) at what cost, and (c) did the member privately garage the vehicle.

(12) Is the use of a government vehicle included as part of a remuneration determination by the Remuneration Tribunal; if not, who authorised it.

(13) How often does each body meet and what is the average length of meetings.

(14) Does each body ever meet outside Canberra; if so, (a) why, (b) how often and (c) at what cost.

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

(1) Please see Attachment A.

(2) Please see Attachment A. It should be noted that all board and committee members have the appropriate skills and qualifications to fulfil the requirements of the positions on the boards or committees they hold.

(3) Please see Attachment A.

(4) Vacancies on any Board will be filled as soon as possible, if the position is critical to the running of the Board, or at an appropriate stage that fits in with the scheduling of the Board.

(5) ACT Remuneration Tribunal Statement 17 of 2009 determines the remuneration, allowances and other entitlements to a person holding a position or appointment or a part-time holder of public offices. Previous determinations for earlier time-frames can also be accessed from the ACT Remuneration Tribunal web-site.


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