Page 1572 - Week 05 - Wednesday, 10 May 2017

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triangle. All options, of course, use Commonwealth Avenue Bridge to get across the lake.

The proposed options will consider and weigh up different aspects, such as livability, travel times, passenger convenience and transport integration. I really encourage everyone interested to download the map on the your say website, which outlines the route options and potential stop locations from the city to Woden.

We have already had terrific interest from Canberrans in the potential routes and we are very keen to continue to get feedback on which routes the community favours and why. We are also seeking the community’s views on the route alignment, for example, does the community prefer the light rail track to be on the verge or the median? The community can also share their views about the proposed stop locations: are they in the right place? Are there other stops we should be considering? (Time expired.)

Mr Barr: I ask that all further questions be placed on the notice paper.

Questions without notice

Statement by Speaker

MADAM SPEAKER: Before I ask if there are matters arising from ministers’ answers, standing order 117 states:

(c) questions shall not ask Ministers:

(i) for an expression of opinion;

Some members are prefacing their questions with “would you agree”. I think they have to be careful that they are not asking for an expression of opinion of the relevant minister. Be mindful of that in all questions.

Supplementary answer to question without notice

ACT Fire & Rescue—equipment

MR GENTLEMAN: I just want to clarify a situation regarding Mrs Jones’s earlier questions regarding the Bronto not being available for an incident on 3 May. ACT Fire & Rescue received multiple 000 calls to a flat alight and a person trapped. Due to the information received via 000, a decision was made to increase the weight of the attack and three pumpers, a breathing apparatus van, commander and aerial appliance responded. The Bronto aerial appliance was in the workshops at the time having the starter motor replaced due to an intermittent fault with the starter motor. A decision was made by ESA mechanics to replace the starter motor as a precaution.

The appliance was tagged in the computer-aided despatch system as being “delayed available”, with a response time of 15 minutes to have the appliance on the road. Upon the arrival of the first crews, offensive fire attack commenced within the building to find a person reported trapped and to extinguish the fire. Upon the arrival of the commander, a decision was made to stand the aerial appliance down from

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