Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 21 September 2017) . . Page.. 4177 ..
(6) Will there be a review to determine how the removal of the offensive graffiti in a Giralang playground should have been handled to ensure members of the local community were not distressed by the appearance of the graffiti so close to a synagogue.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
1. The graffiti was first reported to Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) at approximately 1:30pm on 22 August 2017.
2. TCCS removed the graffiti within 24 hours of being notified.
3. Yes. TCCS first became aware of the offensive graffiti when TCCS was contacted by a media outlet conducting investigations for the story.
4. Yes. Offensive graffiti is removed from public assets within 24 hours of TCCS being notified.
5. Non-offensive graffiti on public assets is removed within five working days of TCCS being notified.
6. No review is required, however this case presents an opportunity for ACT Policing and TCCS to reaffirm their commitment to work together to respond quickly in cases such as this and ensure information sharing between the two agencies supports the ACT Government to act quickly and responsively.
(Question No 550)
Mr Coe asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 25 August 2017:
(1) What is the status of negotiations between the Commonwealth, the Government of New South Wales and the Government of the ACT in relation to the provision of services to Jervis Bay residents.
(2) If the Government of New South Wales is no longer part of the negotiations, what is being done to progress the efficient provision of services to Jervis Bay residents.
(3) What is the nature of the services that are provided by the ACT Government to Jervis Bay residents and what is the cost of providing those services in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 to date.
(4) Does either the Commonwealth Government or the Government of New South Wales contribute any funding towards the cost of providing services to Jervis Bay residents; if so, how much is contributed by the relevant jurisdiction in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 to date.
Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Following a 2014 review of services in Jervis Bay Territory, the Australian, ACT and NSW governments worked together until February 2017 on options for future service