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dwelling, which in turn caused the incorrect application of Criterion 7(d) of the Single Dwelling Housing Development Code. In his initial assessment, the assessing officer applied the criterion in a way that concluded the proposed development to be compliant with the solar building envelope requirement. This was corrected as soon as it became evident to the assessing officer.

ACTION bus service—route alterations
(Question No 855)

Ms Lee asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 1 December 2017:

(1) Since cancellation of the No 5 bus route on 9 October and alteration of the No 4 route, how many calls, emails or other forms of correspondence has the Minister’s office or Directorate received that were critical of these changes.

(2) Can the Minister list the reasons for complaint, for example, (a) increased distance for patrons to access bus, (b) infrequency of service and (c) other.

(3) Is a review of this decision likely in the immediate future.

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

(1) Following the changes to bus services in South Canberra on October 9 2017, Transport Canberra received 120 pieces of feedback regarding the Route 4 and 5 through the Customer Experience team and 57 pieces of feedback through the ministerial process.

(2) Feedback included complaints about the overall changes and the need to make connections to travel to some destinations.

(3) Transport Canberra is currently undertaking community consultation on the public transport network for 2018. This feedback will be used to review the local bus services throughout Canberra, including South Canberra, that complement the Rapid Bus Network.

Transport—anti-smoking measures
(Question No 860)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, upon notice, on 1 December 2017 (redirected to the Minister for Regulatory Services):

(1) Who is responsible for the enforcement of the smoke-free public transport waiting areas policy and where does that power derive from.

(2) How many people have been issued (a) cautions or warnings or (b) fines for smoking in public transport waiting areas.

(3) How many complaints has the Government received from members of the public regarding individuals smoking or vaping within banned areas.

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