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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 13 Hansard (27 November) . . Page.. 4957 ..

and use mail, print, radio and television advertising of their ability to offer training to apprenticeships and trainees.

Colleges utilise a common set of school-based traineeship (SNAPs) marketing materials (brochures, flyers, video, DVD and SNAPs sign up schema). Colleges, high schools, New Apprenticeship Centres, the Chamber of Commerce, employers and registered training organisations extensively use these materials in promoting and explaining the school based apprenticeship option. They are promoted and distributed at high school and college information nights, forums such as the Girls Expo, 2003 Canberra Career's Market, the Employment Expo and the University of Canberra.

Colleges also access Student to Industry Program advertising strategies. These include:

i. Newspaper, especially advertising that increases Year 10 student/parent knowledge of VET options at college

ii. Purchase of sites at forums such as Careers Market and Employment Expo

iii. Letter box drops to Canberra households

iv. Initiatives such as the pilot whereby students access national career information networks and learn about VET and SNAPs as college options

v. Conducting of forums such as industry links meetings, public parent/student meetings and teacher meetings.

On-road cycling projects

(Question No 1124)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Urban Services upon notice:

(1) What was the total cost for construction of Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the project;

(2) What is the total expenditure to date on the final two stages of the project:

Mr Wood

: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:

(1) The total project cost of stages 1, 2 and 3 was $1.8 million.

Stage 1 Commonwealth Avenue (Commonwealth Av bridge to London Circuit)

Stage 2 Adelaide Avenue/ Yarra Glen (Yamba Drive to State Circle)

Stage 3 Connection between stages 1 and 2

(2) Total project expenditure to the end of November 2003 was $1.8 million.

The final stages 4 and 5 Northbourne Avenue (London Circuit to Mouat Street), yet to be constructed, are expected to cost $0.9 million.

Third party insurance

(Question No 1125)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:

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