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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 7 June 2018) . . Page.. 2285 ..


(1) Which, if any, morning school bus services are scheduled to arrive at a school after the commencement of its school day.

(2) Which, if any, morning school bus services are scheduled to arrive at a school five minutes or less before the commencement of its school day.

(3) Which, if any, afternoon school bus services are scheduled to depart a school before the end of its school day.

(4) Which, if any, afternoon school bus services are scheduled to depart a school (a) 10 to 20 minutes, (b) 20 to 30 minutes, (c) 30 to 40 minutes and (d) more than 40 minutes, after the end of its school day.

(5) Which, if any, of the schools that are served by a morning school bus service are not served by an afternoon school bus service.

(6) Which, if any, of the schools that are served by an afternoon school bus service are not served by a morning school bus service.

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

(1) There are no school routes scheduled to arrive at school after the commencement of its school day.

(2) There are 37 occurrences where a school service is scheduled to arrive 5 minutes before the commencement of its school day. There are no occurrences where services are scheduled to arrive less than 5 minutes before the start of the school day.

(3) There are no occurrences where school bus services are scheduled to depart before the end of the school day.

(4) The following table shows the time range of school services departing schools in the afternoon:

Time range

Count of schools*

a) 10-20 minutes after school finish

224

b) 21-30 minutes after school finish

92

c) 31-40 minutes after school finish

8

d) Greater than 40 minutes after school finish

3

*Note: There are 151 dedicated afternoon school services. The higher total in the table above is due to routes serving multiple schools.

(5) There is one school (Turner Primary School) that is served by a morning school service and not by an afternoon service. This school is approximately 350 metres from bus stops on Macpherson Street that is serviced by routes 1 and 3.

(6) There are 23 schools serviced by an afternoon school bus service that are not served by a morning school bus service. All 23 schools in the table below are within a walking distance of less than 500 metres of normal route services


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