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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2019 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 26 September 2019) . . Page.. 4039 ..


intensive. Since the commencement of an electronic infringement system (Pinforce) the following have been issued:

2017 – Warnings – 1, Infringements – 0, Charged – 0

2018 – Warnings – 4, Infringements – 0, Charged – 0

2019 – Warnings – 3, Infringements – 0, Charged – 0

The introduction of TCCS’ new Compliance Team in July 2019 is aimed at proactively engaging with individuals and businesses in line with the scheduled Compliance Program and increasing capacity to identify offenders.

(2) Nil. There are no fines associated with a warning notice.

(3) Through Pinforce, identifying recidivism is now possible, however, no records of recidivism have been identified at this time.

(4) No. TCCS encourages compliance firstly through education but will apply escalating enforcement actions to those that demonstrate a disregard for the law and whose conduct has, or is likely, to cause harm to consumers, business, the community or the environment.

(5) No.

(6) As outlined in (1), data is readily available for 2017 and later periods, as follows:

2017 – Warnings – 0, Infringements – 0. Charged – 0

2018 – Warnings – 0, Infringements – 2, Charged – 0

2019 – Warnings – 13, Infringements – 11, Charged – 0

The new Compliance Targeting Team mentioned in (1) identified 31 illegal dumping offenders in the two months from July 2019.

(7) There are no fines associated with a warning notice.

2017 – Nil

2018 – 2 x $5000 infringements to businesses.

2019 – 5 x $1000 infringement to individuals and 6 x $5000 infringement to a business/corporation.


Transport Canberra—weekend bus services(Question No 2649)

Miss C Burch asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 16 August 2019 (redirected to the Minister for Transport):

What is the breakdown of how many bus drivers volunteered for weekend shifts between the Wednesday and Saturday immediately prior to the weekend of (a) 20/07/2019 to 21/07/2019, (b) 27/07/2019 to 28/07/2019, (c) 03/08/2019 to 04/08/2019 and (d) 10/08/2019 to 11/08/2019.

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

Transport Canberra Buses operates a fluid process whereby drivers opt-in to work a weekend detail (shift) up to and inclusive of the rostered weekend. The data records the total count of drivers who worked a weekend shift.


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