Questions on Notice

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Every Member of Parliament has the opportunity to ask one Question on Notice each Parliamentary sitting day. The following are the questions Seath has asked and the answers from the relevant Minister. Every Question on Notice that is asked can be viewed at the Queensland Parliament website.

2013 Questions

2012 Questions

 

2013 Questions on Notice  (in chronological order)

Koala Populations - Moreton Bay Rail Link

Electricity Bills - Hardship Provisions

Government ICT Strategy

Ambulance Safety for Children

Electricity Costs

On Time Train Services

Red Tape - Schools

Railway Station Car Parking

Eatons Crossing Rd & Lilley Rd, Cashmere/Warner

Cost of Living Relief

Pine Rivers Schools - Capacity

First Home Buyers

Wireless Network - Schools

Year 7 into High School

Railway Station Assaults

Traffic Counts - Mount Samson Road

Railway Crossings (Lawnton and Strathpine)

Hendra Virus

Regional Arts Organisations

AJ Wyllie Bridge Reconstruction

Flying Fox Colonies

Public Housing Waiting Lists

Mount Mee Road Damage

Get in the Game - Vouchers to Families

Closing the Gap - Indigenous Queenslanders

Special Needs Students

Eco-Tourism

Small Business Assistance

Disability Respite - Under 18's

Railway Station Disability Access

2012 Questions on Notice (in alphabetical order)

AJ Wyllie Bridge - 29th May

Asbestos - Schools - 12th September

Business Payroll Tax - 11th September

D'Aguilar National Park - 10th July

Domestic Violence - 27th November

Early School Leavers - 29th November

Fire Ants - 14th November

Gympie Rd & Paisley Drive, Lawnton - 21st August

Homelessness - 31st October

Hooning Behaviour - 2nd August

Moreton Bay Koala Populations - 30th May

Mount Mee Road Flood Repairs - 7th June

Neighbourhood Watch Groups - 5th June

North Pine Dam Recreational Master Plan - 13th November

North Pine Dam Water Levels - 22nd August

Pine River System Water Quality - 28th November

Pine Rivers Bus Route Reviews - 1st August

Pine Rivers Police Numbers - 1st November

Pine Rivers Public Housing - 12th July

Pine Rivers Tourism - 31st May

Plumbing Industry - 19th June

Railway Line Duplication - Petrie/Lawnton - 6th June

Railway Patronage - 15th November

Route 669 Bus Service - 14th September

School Road Safety - 13th September

School Vandalism - 30th October

Small Business Red Tape - 31st July

South Pine Road Railway Crossing - 23rd August


  

Koala Populations - Moreton Bay Rail Link

THURSDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise what steps are being taken to ensure the protection and preservation of koala populations as part of the Moreton Bay Rail Link project?

A: The answer to this question is due mid October.

 

Electricity Bills - Hardship Provisions

WEDNESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise what measures the Government has in place to assist low income households who may be experiencing hardship as a result of increasing electricity bills?

A: The answer to this question is due mid October.

 

Government ICT Strategy

TUESDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise how the Newman Government's ICT Strategy will benefit Queensland ICT small to medium enterprises, including those based in the Pine Rivers electorate?

A: The answer to this question is due mid October.

 

Ambulance Safety for Children

THURSDAY 22nd AUGUST 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise what steps the Government is taking to improve safety in ambulances for children under the age of 5 years?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Electricity Costs

WEDNESDAY 21st AUGUST 2013

Q: With reference to recent rises in electricity costs, will the Minister please outline any reforms the Newman Government is undertaking to stabilise electricity costs for residents and businesses in the Pine Rivers electorate?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

On Time Train Services

TUESDAY 20th AUGUST 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise the most recent statistics for on time train services on the Caboolture line and how they compare with other results in recent years?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Red Tape - Schools

THURSDAY 8th AUGUST 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise what the Government is doing to reduce red tape for school teachers and Principals at schools in the Pine Rivers electorate, allowing teachers more time to concentrate on classroom teaching?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Railway Station Car Parking

WEDNESDAY 7th AUGUST 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise the car parking capacities of Lawnton, Bray Park and Strathpine Railway Stations and advise whether there are any planned upgrades to parking facilities at these stations?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Eatons Crossing Rd & Lilley Rd, Cashmere/Warner

TUESDAY 6th AUGUST 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise the most recent traffic count numbers and traffic crash statistics (for the last 10 years, year by year) for Eatons Crossing Road, near the intersection with Lilley Road at Cashmere/Warner?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Cost of Living Relief

FRIDAY 7th JUNE 2013

Q: Will the Treasurer please outline the ways the Newman Government has kept its commitment to the people of Pine Rivers to lower the cost of living for families?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Pine Rivers Schools - Capacity

THURSDAY 6th JUNE 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise whether the current schools within the Pine Rivers electorate have adequate classrooms and facilities for the projected population growth in the region in coming years?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

First Home Buyers

WEDNESDAY 5th JUNE 2013

Q: Will the Treasurer please advise what the Newman Government is doing to support families in Pine Rivers to purchase their own home and, in particular, how it is supporting first home buyers?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Wireless Networks - Schools

TUESDAY 4th JUNE 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise whether there are any plans to roll out wireless networks into Queensland schools and if not, what alternatives are available for schools?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

 

Year 7 into High School

THURSDAY 23rd MAY 2013

Q: Will the Minister please provide an update on the assistance being provided to Bray Park State High School and Pine Rivers State High School in preparation for the move of Year 7 into high school?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Railway Station Assaults

WEDNESDAY 22nd MAY 2013

Q: Will the Minister advise the number of assaults reported at Strathpine, Bray Park and Lawnton Railway Stations in the past 5 years (by station and by year) and any trends that are emerging?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Traffic Counts, Mount Samson Road

TUESDAY 21st MAY 2013

Q: Will the Minister detail traffic count information for Mount Samson Road between Dayboro and Mount Samson across the past five years and detail any trends that are emerging?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Railway Crossings (Lawnton & Strathpine) 

THURSDAY 2nd MAY 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise whether any modelling has been done on extra trains travelling on the Caboolture line once the Moreton Bay Rail Link opens and what impact this will have on level crossings such as the Todds Road crossing at Lawnton and the South Pine Road crossing at Strathpine?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Hendra Virus 

WEDNESDAY 1st MAY 2013

Q: Can the Minister advise what steps horse owners in the Pine Rivers Electorate can take to better protect their horses from Hendra Virus?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Regional Arts Organisations

TUESDAY 30th APRIL 2013

Q: Will the Minister please outline how the Newman Government is supporting the growth of the arts in Queensland, particularly through supporting regional arts organisations like those in the Pine Rivers electorate?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

AJ Wyllie Bridge Reconstruction 

THURSDAY 18th APRIL 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise whether the AJ Wyllie Bridge reconstruction project was delivered on schedule and on budget?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Flying Fox Colonies 

WEDNESDAY 17th APRIL 2013

Q: With reference to flying fox colonies in Strathpine and Dayboro, will the Minister advise how the department is working with Moreton Bay Regional Council to monitor these colonies and their impact on local residents?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Public Housing Waiting Lists 

TUESDAY 16th APRIL 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise how many households have been provided housing assistance in the last 12 months in my electorate of Pine Rivers, and what steps the Newman Government has taken to reduce the housing waiting list?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Mount Mee Road Damage

THURSDAY 21st MARCH 2013

Q: Will the Minister please outline any damage that was sustained along Mount Mee Road through Ocean View, King Scrub or Dayboro as a result of the weather events relating to ex-tropical cyclong Oswald and what timeframes are expected for repair work?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Get in the Game - Vouchers to Families

WEDNESDAY 20th MARCH 2013

Q: Will the Minister advise how many families from the Pine Rivers electorate have benefitted from the initial round of Get in the Game - Get Started vouchers?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Closing the Gap - Indigenous Queenslanders

TUESDAY 19th MARCH 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise what steps the Newman Government is taking to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Special Needs Students 

THURSDAY 7th MARCH 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise (a) the total number of students enrolled, and (b) the total number of students enrolled that have been recognised as special needs students, for schools in the Pine Rivers electorate?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Eco-Tourism 

WEDNESDAY 6th MARCH 2013

Q: Will the Minister outline what the State Government is doing to increase opportunities to boost our construction and tourism industries through the development of eco-tourism ventures in state parks and national parks?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

Small Business Assistance

TUESDAY 5th MARCH 2013

Q: Will the Minister please advise what assistance the State Government has available for small business owners in Pine Rviers to assist them in growing their businesses?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Disability Respite  - Under 18's

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY 2013

Q: With a number of young people with a disability under 18 seeking respite within my electorate, can the Minister please outline what the Newman Government is doing to ensure young people with a disability are receiving the support they require? Can the Minister further outline how the Newman Government's "Your Life Your Choice" initiative will assist young people with a disability to access the support they require?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

Railway Station Disability Access

WEDNESDAY 13th FEBRUARY 2013

Q: With reference to the Disability Discrimination Act disability access targets for South East Queensland railway stations, will the Minister please advise if Strathpine, Bray Park and Lawnton Railway Stations meet the minimum standards, and if not, what work has been recommended to bring each up to the minimum standard?

A: The answer to this question is due mid-March.  

Early School Leavers

THURSDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2012

Q: With the conclusion of the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program in early 2013, will the Minister please advise what alternative education and training programs are still available for early school-leavers?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Pine River System Water Quality

WEDNESDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2012

Q: Following on from the results of the 2012 Ecosystem Health Report Card for the Pine Catchment as well as the South Pine and North Pine Rivers, will the Minister advise what steps the government is taking to improve the health and quality of the Pine River system?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Domestic Violence

TUESDAY 27th NOVEMBER 2012

Q: Will the Minister please outline the steps the government is taking to curb the incidence of domestic violence, particularly in the Pine Rivers and Moreton Bay regions?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Railway Patronage

THURSDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2012

Q: Could the Minister please outline the average numbers of passengers arriving and departing from Strathpine, Bray Park and Lawnton Railway Stations in recent years and detail any trends that are emerging?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Fire Ants

WEDNESDAY 14th NOVEMBER 2012

Q: Could the Minister please give an update of the progress of the eradication of fire ants from Queensland and what steps the government is taking to eradicate fire ants fully?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

North Pine Dam Master Plan

TUESDAY 13th NOVEMBER 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise the expected timeframe for the release of the draft SEQ Water Master Plan for North Pine Dam and the anticipated community consultation process?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Pine Rivers Police Numbers 

THURSDAY 1st NOVEMBER 2012

Q: Will the Minister please advise how the Newman Government's commitment to provide additional frontline police is, and will continue to, benefit the Pine Rivers electorate?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Homelessness

WEDNESDAY 31st OCTOBER 2012

Q: With reference to homelessness in the Pine Rivers electorate and wider Moreton Bay Region, could the Minister please advise what measures the Government is undertaking, and what programs and organisations the Government is supporting, to help address this issue?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

School Vandalism

TUESDAY 30th OCTOBER 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise the number of vandalism incidents and the cost of vandalism to schools in the Pine Rivers electorate (listed by school and year) over the past 5 years?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Route 669 Bus Service

FRIDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise the patronage numbers for the Route 669 bus service that was introduced as a temporary route in February 2012 and when a decision is likely to be made on its future?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

School Road Safety

THURSDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 2012

Q: Can the Minister please advise what steps the Newman Government are taking to improve road safety for students, parents and motorists around Pine Rivers schools?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link

Additional information about the works at Pine Rivers State High School referenced in the Minister's answer to this question:

     Information about works

     Referenced survey plan

     Referenced aerial photo

Asbestos - Schools

WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise details of any plans for further removal of asbestos from Pine Rivers schools?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Business Payroll Tax

TUESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 2012

Q: Can the Treasurer please outline the benefits to Pine Rivers businesses of the increase in the payroll tax threshold from $1 million to $1.1 million and the impacts this is likely to have on our local economy?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

South Pine Road Railway Crossing, Strathpine

THURSDAY 23rd AUGUST 2012

Q: Can the Minister please advise the number of traffic and pedestrian incidents at the railway level crossing on South Pine Road at Strathpine year by year over the past 10 years and any trends that may be emerging?  

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

North Pine Dam Water Levels

WEDNESDAY 22nd AUGUST 2012

Q: In relation to dam storage levels in North Pine Dam and the impact of dam releases on both downstream residents and motorists using Youngs Crossing Rd, could the Minister please outline any advice his department has received regarding future weather patterns and how this advice will impact on decisions regarding the storage levels in the dam?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.

Gympie Rd & Paisley Drive, Lawnton

TUESDAY 21st AUGUST 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise the most recent traffic count numbers and accident statistics for Gympie Rd at Lawnton, near the intersection of Paisley Drive, and any trends that may be emerging?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Hooning Behaviour 

THURSDAY 2nd AUGUST 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise what steps the Newman Government is taking to combat anti-social hooning behaviour that is becoming increasingly common on the streets of the Pine Rivers electorate?

A: The answer to this question can be read at this link.  

Pine Rivers Bus Route Reviews - Consultation

WEDNESDAY 1st AUGUST 2012

Q: Could the Minister please advise what consultation will be undertaken with the community during any review of bus services?

A: The answer to this question can be read at

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