Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 23 March 2017) . . Page.. 1081 ..
• Calwell Group Centre Master Plan –September 2016. The draft Territory Plan variation including a replacement precinct code for the centre is currently being finalised and will be issued for community engagement following Government consideration.
(Question No 125)
Mr Coe asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 17 February 2017:
(1) How many consultants or contractors have been engaged by the ACT Government to work on the light rail project.
(2) What recruitment processes were undertaken before the position of Executive Director, Procurement and Delivery was filled.
(3) Was an external recruitment agency used in the process to appoint the Executive Director, Procurement and Delivery; if so, what was cost of the using an external recruitment agency for this purpose.
(4) How many applicants were considered for the position of Executive Director, Procurement and Delivery.
(5) Who approved the appointment of the Executive Director, Procurement and Delivery.
(6) How was the salary package of the Executive Director, Procurement and Delivery determined.
(7) Why wasn’t this position engaged by the Canberra Metro consortium.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Since 2013 eighty seven (87) providers (consultancy and other), have been engaged to undertake services pursuant to delivering the Canberra Light Rail Project. This number includes the engagement of utilities and telecommunications providers (i.e. ACTEW, ICON Water and Telstra etc).
(2) Direct industry enquiries.
(4) One. See response at (2) above.
(5) The Director-General, Capital Metro Agency.
(6) Through benchmarking of market rates for individuals of like skills and experience, with consideration of the number of transportation projects in the Australian market at the time of the engagement.