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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 3 June 2021) . . Page.. 1802 ..


a. Stage 1 will identify 2-3 sites with potential for waste infrastructure and services. This is expected to be completed in Q3 2021.

b. Stage 2 will be detailed feasibility and business cases for consideration by Government.

(6) The ACT Government pays approximately $270,000 per year (excluding GST) for the acceptance and processing of green waste by Canberra Sand and Gravel. The payments for the requested years are as follows:

a. 2018-19 - $260,000.

b. 2019-20 - $383,000 (including partial relocation subsidy).

c. 2020-21 - $376,000 (including partial relocation subsidy).

Municipal services—play spaces(Question No 251)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 14 May 2021:

(1) When will the Government begin public consultation on the play space strategy referenced by the Minister in his answer to a question without notice about a playground in Melba on 20 April 2021.

(2) For how long will public consultation be open.

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

(1) The Play Spaces Strategy is currently in its final drafting phase. When completed, the Strategy and the proposed timing and nature of public consultation will be considered by Government.

(2) The period of public consultation is yet to be determined; however, it is likely to be consistent with the six to eight week timeframe provided for other similar consultation processes.

Waste—green waste services(Question No 254)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 14 May 2021:

Does the ACT Government in any way subsidise the green waste drop-off facility provided by Canberra Stand and Gravel; if so, what is the exact nature of the subsidy/value of the subsidy.

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

Canberra Sand and Gravel’s (CSG) licence with the ACT Government was signed in 2011 and expires on 30 June 2021. In accordance with its licence with the ACT Government, CSG have been required to accept green waste from members of the public free of charge.


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