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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 737 asked in the Legislative Council on 30 August 2018 by Hon Tim Clifford

Minister responding: Hon B.S. Wyatt
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 30 August 2018

STATE FLEET

737. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister representing the Minister for Finance:

I ask the minister to please clarify the status of the State Fleet greenhouse emissions program.

(1) Is the government still required to provide information about the State Fleet greenhouse gas emissions?

(2) If yes to (1), will the minister please provide the average State Fleet vehicle CO2 emission rating in grams per kilometre for each vehicle category at the end of each year from 2007 onwards?

(3) If no to (1), does the government conduct any other alternative greenhouse emissions measurements of State Fleet?

(4) What is the total annual cost for the past two financial years for the purchase of carbon credits for State Fleet?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) Yes. State Fleet provides information in accordance with the requirements of division 2, section 26AA(5) of the State Supply Commission Amendment Act 2008.

(2) I table the attached information.

[See paper 1699.]

(3) Not applicable.

(4) State Fleet is preparing tender documents that will cover the purchasing of carbon offsets from the 2016–17 financial year onwards.