Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:48): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. How many emergency service vehicles currently have automatic vehicle locators, and will the government continue to roll these out to all vehicles?

The Hon. J.K. SZAKACS (Cheltenham—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services) (14:48): Short of a number, I can advise that all eligible vehicles that can have AVL installed, do have AVL installed. The ongoing installation of AVL is done on a BAU basis now. The project of AVL (automatic vehicle location, as it is less frequently known) was an absolute shambles when this government took over. The leadership of the previous minister was absent. He wasn't interested. He wasn't involved. The previous—

Members interjecting:

The SPEAKER: Order! Minister, there is a point of order from the member for Morialta, which I will hear under 134.

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER: Standing order 98: this is lazy debate. It's against standing orders.

Members interjecting:

The SPEAKER: Order! Member for Waite! Member for Chaffey, I am seeking to dispose of the point of order and then we will return to question time. The minister is early in his answer. Some context is permissible, but debate is not.

The Hon. J.K. SZAKACS: It's time for Tarzia, but it certainly wasn't Tarzia's time when it came to overseeing this project.

Members interjecting:

The SPEAKER: Order!

The Hon. J.K. SZAKACS: The good news is that AVL has been fully rolled out. It has been rolled out within budget. It has taken some significant oversight from our government, but we have done so, and I am very pleased to do that.

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