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Question On Notice No. 2111 asked in the Legislative Council on 7 May 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Transport; Planning
Minister responding: Hon R. Saffioti
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Tabled Paper No: 2771- View tabled paper
Question

I refer to the Minister’s response to question on notice No. 1961, in which the Minister tabled complaints made in the calendar years 2017 and 2018 to the Public Transport Authority regarding advertising on buses, and in reference to the complaints with ID numbers 385349 and 387725, I ask:
(a) what action was taken as a result of each of these two complaints;
(b) was any written communication exchanged with the complainants;
(c) if yes to (b), will the Minister table those documents;
(d) was a record made of any verbal communication with the complainants;
(e) if yes to (d), will the Minister table those records;
(f) has the Minister been briefed regarding either of these two complaints;
(g) if yes to (f), will the Minister table the briefing documents;
(h) has there been any other communication between the Public Transport Authority and any other person about these two complaints; and
(i) if yes to (h), will the Minister table the documents and records of that communication?

Answered on 11 June 2019

(a) Each complainant was sent information providing background on the third party advertising arrangements used by the Public Transport Authority and the process for directing complaints about advertising content to the Advertising Standards Bureau.

(b) Yes – Communication between the parties was electronic.

(c) [See tabled paper no.]

(d)-(e) Not applicable

(f) No

(g) Not applicable

(h) No

(i) Not applicable