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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 19 November 2015) . . Page.. 4327 ..


Expenditure review—concessions
(Question No 514)

Ms Lawder asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 27 October 2015 (redirected to the Treasurer).

Has the expenditure review of the ACT Concessions Program been completed; if not, (a) what is the reason for the delay in finalising this review and (b) when is this review due to be completed; if so; has the final report for this review been made publicly available; if so, where is it available; if not, why not.

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

A discussion paper was released on 15 November 2015 to present the community with possible options to improve the fairness and targeting of the Concessions Program. The consultation period closes on 22 January 2016, and community views will be used to inform the 2016-17 Budget.

Schools—cleaning audit
(Question No 515)

Mr Wall asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 27 October 2015:

(1) Is the Minister able to say how many schools were audited by United Voice for the compliance audit of cleaning of ACT Schools conducted in 2015.

(2) For part (1), (a) name the schools and (b) what date and time of the day were the audits conducted.

(3) What cleaners operate the contracts for the schools identified in part (2)(a).

Ms Burch: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) The union representing school cleaners, United Voice, notified the Education and Training Directorate that they audited 15 ACT public schools.

(2) (a) Schools that have been visited by United Voice, along with cleaners who operate the contracts, are as follows:

School
Contracted Cleaner
Calwell High School
Phillips Cleaning
Isabella Plains Early Childhood School
Celeski
Cleaning
Duffy Primary School
GJK Facility Services
Namadgi
School
Rose Cleaning Service
Dickson College
Rose Cleaning Service
Narrabundah College
Rose Cleaning Service
Harrison School
Phillips Cleaning
Lanyon High School
VNT Services


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