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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 08 Hansard (Thursday, 6 August 2015) . . Page.. 2525 ..


of the Territory and the Contractor. The latest variation extends the contract from 31 May 2015 to 30 November 2015 and thereafter on a month by month basis as required.

The procurement process for the current contract was undertaken in 2008 through an open tender.

Roads—Ashley Drive

Mr Gentleman (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Mr Smyth on Wednesday, 3 June 2015): The cost to continue the duplication of Ashley Drive between Ellerston Avenue and Johnson Drive has been estimated at $4.2m in 2015 dollars.

Roads—Horse Park Drive

Mr Gentleman (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Smyth on Thursday, 4 June 2015): The Government has committed $1.0m as part of the recent budget to complete the design and programming for the duplication of Horse Park Drive between Mulligans Flat Road and the Federal Highway. This work will establish the project cost estimates and recommendations for the staging and timing of the future works. It is expected that this information will be available by June 2016.

ACT Emergency Services Agency—properties

Ms Burch (in reply to supplementary questions by Mr Coe on Thursday, 14 May 2015): The annual cost of the contract from its execution in 2008-09 is reported in the Justice and Community Safety Directorate’s annual report as follows:

Financial year

Annual cost $

Annual report references

2008-09

91,296.35*

Vol 1, page 113

2009-10

402,575.47

Vol 1, page 142

2010-11

233,559.85

Vol 1, page 192

2011-12

247,306.66

Vol 1, page 239

2012-13

224,768.00

Vol 1, page 270

2013-14

259,074.34

Vol 1, page 140

*The contract commenced part way through the 2008-09 financial year.

The ESA and the Directorate undertook planning for approaching the market. In April 2015 the Government decided to implement a Whole of Government approach to procurement of facilities maintenance. Accordingly the ESA extended the existing contract, pending implementation of the Whole of Government arrangements.

There were no reports relating to the Directorate’s decisions regarding facilities management at the ESA. The Directorate is working to progress documentation as part of the Whole of Government arrangement.


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