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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 07 Hansard (Thursday, 1 July 2010) . . Page.. 3269 ..

(1) Based on information held by the Department of Justice and Community safety, the following boards, authorities and committees had vacancies as at 17 March 2010:

a. Civic Safety Camera System Audit Committee

b. ACT Bushfire Council

However, the member should note that enabling legislation for statutory boards and committees may prescribe requirements for composition and membership, including a minimum member number, or a range, of members rather than a fixed number of members for constitution of the entity.

(2) In relation to these three boards and committees, answers to questions (a) – (e) are set out in the following table.

Civic Safety Camera System Audit Committee

ACT Bushfire Council

Numbers of Vacancies:



Date vacancy commenced:

Since 11 December 2009

Since 31 December 2010


The committee is to be replaced by a new entity.

ESA has been developing options for short and long-term filling of the positions with a view to ensuring a succession plan for the Council that will enable it to remain capable and relevant into the future.

Due date for filling:

The vacancies will not be filled.

Subject to Cabinet agreement, within three months.

Due date for appointees to commence:

The vacancies will not be filled.

As soon as practicable after the appointments are made.

(3) Members of these entities are selected for appointment on the basis of their skills, attributes and expertise, or to represent a particular interest group. The provision of training and professional development is a matter for each individual in consultation with each entity.

(4) Not applicable.

Government—appointments(Question No 755)

Mrs Dunne asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 24 March 2010:

(1) In relation to each board, committee, advisory council or committee, or similar within the Minister’s portfolio, including statutory authorities, government owned corporations and government business enterprises, what is the (a) name of the each body and (b) each body’s function or role.

(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.

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