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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 10 May 2018) . . Page.. 1859 ..


(6) Teachers apply well established existing practice in determining appropriate use of information technology in schools, relying on existing policies.


Municipal services—street sweeping(Question No 1040)

Ms Lee asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 23 March 2018:

(1) How many street sweeping machines does the ACT (a) own, (b) lease and (c) contract to sweep ACT roads.

(2) In relation to each category listed in part (1), how (a) many hours per day/week/year does each machine operate, (b) is the weekly/monthly/annual suburb schedule determined and (c) many days/weeks/months in advance are schedules determined.

(3) What role does changing weather conditions have on the published schedule.

(4) What is the annual budget for this service.

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

(1) (a) Nil.

(b) The ACT Government currently leases six street sweeping vehicles.

(c) Nil.

(2) Street sweeping vehicles operate five days per week. Typical hours of operation total 8.5 hours per day per vehicle, but can vary seasonally.

(3) The published schedule is reflective of the leafier suburbs and greater leaf fall in Autumn and Winter.

(4) The typical annual cost of street sweeping is $1.8 million.


Parking—spaces(Question No 1043)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 23 March 2018:

(1) How many car parks are being provided at the off-leash dog park in Duffy.

(2) What is the width of the individual car parks and how do they comply with parking and vehicular access codes that exist in the ACT.

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

(1) There are 41 car spaces available at the Weston Creek Dog Park, Duffy. 21 spaces are line marked, including 3 accessible spaces.


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