Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 13 Hansard (21 November) . . Page.. 4034..
Crime prevention initiatives
(Question No 304)
Mr Humphries asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 12 November 2002:
In relation to crime prevention initiatives in the budget.
In relation to the expenditure of crime prevention funds:
1. What were the 16 new crime prevention initiatives that were referred to in the 2001-02 Budget and which were to be initiated during 2001-02.
2. Of these 16 initiatives:
(a) What were the four initiatives that were completed during 2001-02;
(b) What were the two initiatives that were not progressed in 2001-02; and
(c) What were the 10 initiatives that were commenced during 2001-02.
3. In relation to the crime prevention program for 2002-03:
(a) What are the four new initiatives that will be commenced during this year; and
(b) What is the status of the 10 initiatives that were commenced but not completed during 2001-02.
4. In relation to the two initiatives referred to in 2(b) above:
(a) What were the reasons for these two initiatives not proceeding; and
(b) What cost savings can be attributed to these two initiatives.
5. If the cost savings in 4(b) do not total $600,000 what other factors have led to this quantum of cost savings.
6. Of the initiatives referred to in 2(a), (b) and (c) and 3(a) above:
(a) Which are the responsibility of the Australian Federal Police;
(b) Which are the sole responsibility of the Department of Justice and Community Safety; and
(c) Which is the subject of joint responsibility.
7. Of the estimated budget of $1.075 million for crime prevention activities in 2002-03:
(a) How much will be spent by the Australian Federal Police;
(b) How much will be spent by the Department of Justice and Community Safety; and
(c) How much will be spent on joint initiatives.
8. To what extent is there any overlap between any of these crime prevention
initiatives and any separate, on-going crime prevention activities.