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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 24 August 2017) . . Page.. 3484 ..


(1) Can the Minister provide an outline of the physical audit of city infrastructure conducted between January and February 2017 by representatives from Transport Canberra and City Services City Presentation and City Management.

(2) Did the audit review the condition of footpaths in the city area, particularly along London Circuit.

(3) What findings have been determined to date as a result of the physical audit referred to in part (1).

(4) What is the nature of the work, if any, which will be scheduled as a result of the audit and the proposed timing of that work.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) The audit in January and February 2017 involved the physical inspection of all publicly accessible power outlets. No other city infrastructure was audited in this period.

(2) The audit did not review footpaths. The path along London Circuit within Civic precinct is included in planned inspection programs and inspected every year. This path was last inspected in November 2016 and the next inspection is scheduled for late 2017.

(3) The audit into publicly accessible power outlets revealed 12 maintenance issues.

(4) Work to rectify these maintenance issues has commenced and is expected to be completed by the end of August 2017.

ACTION bus service—school bus breakdown procedures
(Question No 444)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 4 August 2017:

(1) Further to question on notice 83, on how many occasions has a bus transporting school students broken down in (a) 2016-17 and (b) 2017-18 to date.

(2) For each breakdown of a bus transporting school students referred to in part (1), were the procedures outlined in the “Bus Accident” section of the ACTION Incident Management Manual followed.

(3) Has any analysis been conducted of the bus breakdowns to determine if there are any common factors, such as the age of the bus; if so, what are those common factors.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) Buses transporting school students have broken down (a) 95 times in 2016-17 and (b) 5 times in 2017-18 (year to date as at 10 August 2017).

(2) Yes.


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