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Question Without Notice No. 648 asked in the Legislative Council on 22 August 2018 by Hon Robin Scott

Minister responding: Hon P.C. Tinley
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 22 August 2018

HOUSING — RENT COLLECTION — KATAMPUL

648. Hon ROBIN SCOTT to the minister representing the Minister for Housing:

(1) Can the minister confirm that Community Housing Ltd collects rent from occupants of houses at Katampul in the Shire of Leonora?

(2) What is the total number of houses for which rent is collected and what is the total weekly rent collected from those houses?

(3) Can the minister confirm that none of this rent is directed to domestic rubbish collection?

(4) Can the minister confirm that as of 1 July2018, the Shire of Leonora was owed $7 280 for rubbish collection from Katampul and, as a consequence, has ceased collecting rubbish and has removed the skip bin?

(5) What action has Community Housing Ltd taken or will take to ensure rubbish collection for the residents of Katampul?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

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

The Department of Communities advises that it requires more time to investigate the member's questions on this matter. I will therefore provide a response to the member on Wednesday, 29 August 2018.