Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 24 August 2017) . . Page.. 3477 ..
(7) The feasibility of gondola proposal has always been premised on planning approval by the National Capital Authority and private sector investment. Additionally, the project feasibility relies on the ANU constructing a major visitor attraction on the summit of Mount Stromlo.
(8) No. The shuttle bus is operated by a private bus company through a licence agreement with Venues Canberra. The service commenced in late March this year and indications to date from the operators are that it is well patronised, and particularly popular with interstate visitors.
(Question No 436)
Mr Coe asked the Minister for Regulatory Services, upon notice, on 4 August 2017:
(1) What penalties are in place for affiliated providers of on-demand transport who do not comply with the quarterly report process through Transport Booking Services.
(2) Have any penalties been issued for non-compliance with the Transport Booking Services’ quarterly report process since 1 November 2016; if so, what is the (a) body that the incurred the penalty and (b) nature of the penalty; if not, why have no penalties been issued for non-compliance with the quarterly report process.
(3) What is the timeline for Uber’s non-compliance with the quarterly report process through Transport Booking Services, including (a) the date the information from Uber was due to the directorate, (b) the date the directorate was aware that Uber would not comply with the quarterly report process, (c) whether Uber has provided any or part of the information requested, (d) the directorate’s action to enforce compliance, or actions to resolve the non-compliance, (e) what compromises or options have been offered to Uber to encourage compliance, and why they were rejected and (f) when the issue is expected to be resolved.
(4) How does the information Uber is being asked to supply as a rideshare provider differ from the information supplied by taxi providers, including (a) whether the information Uber is being asked to supply is more commercially sensitive than the information supplied by the taxi providers, (b) what impact non-compliance on the part of Uber has had on the directorate, (c) what impact non-compliance on the part of Uber has had on the operation of ridesharing regulation, (d) what impact non-compliance on the part of Uber has had on taxi providers and (e) what impact non-compliance on the part of Uber will have on the Government’s reform of on-demand transport.
(5) What alternate data will be relied upon during the Government’s on-demand transport reform process if the information is not supplied by the affiliated providers through Transport Booking Services’ quarterly reports.
(6) What is the timeframe for the evaluation of on-demand transport services, including (a) when the evaluation is scheduled to commence, (b) when the evaluation is scheduled to conclude, (c) when the public consultation is scheduled to run, and for how long, (d) whether the all elements of the consultation process will be open to the general public; if not, what elements of the consultation process will only be for selected parties and the criteria to be selected, (e) when the results of the evaluation