Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 8 June 2017) . . Page.. 2167 ..
(8) A Request for Tender for a new panel (Panel of Commercial and Residential Agents) was advertised on 24 March 2017 and closed on 27 April 2017. Submissions are currently being assessed and the panel is expected to be in place by 1 July 2017.
ACTION bus service—network
(Question No 237)
Mr Coe asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 12 May 2017:
Can the Minister outline any anticipated bus network updates between now and the first quarter of 2018 and (a) the expected date of delivery, (b) the nature of the update of the bus network, (c) the budgeted cost of implementing the update, (d) what community consultation has been planned or undertaken with regards to these updates, (e) the expected outcomes of the update, including predicted patronage or revenue change and (f) how the update will interact with the light rail project during the construction phase and upon completion of Stage 1 of light rail.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
The ACT Government has committed to the progressive roll out of an expanded Rapid bus network, with the introduction of the green and black Rapid bus services scheduled for later in 2017. Further details regarding the required timetable changes to integrate the bus network with Stage 1 light rail will be released at a later date.
Legislative Assembly—tabling of government responses
(Question No 238)
Mr Coe asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 12 May 2017 (redirected to the Speaker):
(1) How many Government responses have been tabled four months or more after the initial reports were presented to the Assembly for every year since 2007 to date, and include the (a) committee, (b) report number, (c) report title, (d) date the report released or presented to the Assembly, (e) date the Government response was presented to the Assembly and (f) number of days between the release or presentation of the report to the Assembly and the Government response.
(2) How many times has standing order 254A been exercised since its commencement, and the details surrounding its use, including (a) the committee, (b) the report number, (c) the report title, (d) the date the report was released or presented to the Assembly, (e) the number of days after the report was tabled standing order 254A was exercised, (f) the date the Government response was presented to the Assembly, (g) the reason provided to the chair or committee for the delay in tabling the Government response, (h) the number of days after the invocation of standing order 254A a response to the report tabled in the Assembly or a statement was given by the Minister, (i) the number of days between the release or presentation of the report to the Assembly and the Government response and (j) any further relevant information relating to the use of 254A by chairs of the committee or the performance of Ministers.