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AUDIT AREA - General

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

Ensure that appropriate access to all fire trails is maintained at all times.

AUDIT AREA - Grassed Areas (including sporting areas and playing pitches)

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

Ensure that at all times:
- appropriate soil treatment is undertaken to maintain healthy growth
- newly grassed areas are uniform in appearance with no bare patches
- edges are kept trimmed
- weed infestation is eliminated
- grass levels are maintained to a uniform length of between:
-16mm - 20mm for Ray Watt Oval
- 16mm – 25mm for Oval 1
- 20mm – 35mm for Ovals 2, 3, 4, 5 and PE.

AUDIT AREA - Grass Slashings

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

At all times:
- Area 1 identified in the photograph below (Ourimbah Campus) is to be maintained to a uniform length of between 50 and 75mm

- Area 2 identified in the photograph below (Ourimbah Campus) is to be maintained to a uniform length of between 75 and 100 mm -

- Area 3 identified in the photograph below (Ourimbah Campus) is to be maintained to a uniform length of between 100 and 150 mm.

- Area 3 as identified at Tamworth Education Centre must be maintained to a uniform length between 100 and 150 mm.

AUDIT AREA - Grassed Sporting and Playing Pitches

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All grassed sporting and playing pitches must at all times be:
- of uniform appearance and with no bare patches
- free from weed infestation and foreign matter such as stones, glass and nuts
- free from pests and disease
- adequately drained
- marked with lines suitable for their intended use which includes:
- 2 soccer fields (including 1 half field 10m x 10m grids) and cricket pitches appropriately prepared and marked at Ray Watt Oval
- cricket pitches appropriately prepared and marked and 1 rugby union, 1 rugby league, 1 touch football and 1 soccer field at
Oval 1.
- 1 rugby union and 1 soccer field at Oval 2
- 1 rugby league (including 10m x 10m grids), 1 boundary and 1 baseball at Oval 3

- fitted out with all relevant sporting equipment including goal posts, nets, etc

AUDIT AREA - Artificial grass / Synthetic Surfaces

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All such surfaces must at all times be:
- free from standing water, ice or hail
- free from fallen leaves, moss, algae or interstitial weeds
- free from graffiti and vandalism
- marked with lines suitable for their intended use
- maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations

AUDIT AREA - Flower and Garden Beds

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All flower and garden beds must at all times be:
- free from weeds and litter
- covered by mulch of a depth of no less than 70mm
- free from disease and aphid infestation
- replaced as and when necessary to maintain appearance

AUDIT AREA - Trees, Shrubs and Hedges

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All trees, shrubs and hedges must at all times be trimmed, pruned and cut in accordance with all relevant Principal’s Policies and Procedures and otherwise maintained so as to minimise:
- the risk of crime and vandalism
- the risk of storm and wind damage
- the obstruction of lines of sight, lighting and signage
- the risk of security systems being triggered
- the risk to the public
- litter

AUDIT AREA - External Areas

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All external areas must at all times be free from litter, debris, leaves, hazards and excrement.

AUDIT AREA - Circulation Routes

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All paving, paths, driveways, roads, car parks, hard standings, entrances, courtyards and paved areas must at all times be free from:
- standing water, ice, and hail
- fallen leaves, moss algae or interstitial weeds
- graffiti and vandalism

AUDIT AREA - External Furniture and Features

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All guard rails, copings, statues or ornamental objects, seating, tables, permanent waste bins, fences, barriers and bollards, hydrants, grates and pits must at all times be:
- complete, safe, sound and secure
- free from moss, algae and interstitial weeds
- clean and free from graffiti and vandalism
- free of built-up of leaves, litter and dirt

AUDIT AREA - Boundaries

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All fences, walls and gates must at all times be free from vegetation, litter and leaves.

AUDIT AREA - Gutters, Drains, Culverts, Swales and Waterways

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All gutters, drains, culverts, swales and waterways must at all times be free of:
- litter, leaves, weeds and extraneous material
- blockages

AUDIT AREA - External Entrances, Fire Exits and Stairwells

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

All external landings, ramps, stairwells, fire exits, steps, handrails, entrances, porches, patios, balconies, eaves and light fittings must at all times be clean, including being free of dust, grit, dirt, chewing gum, leaves, cobwebs, rubbish, graffiti, cigarette and cigar butts and bird excreta.

AUDIT AREA - Asset ProtectionZones and Bushfire Set Backs

Has the contract standard been met for the following:

A continuous, vegetation-free fire break must be maintained at all times in accordance with all relevant local government and Country Fire Association requirements

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