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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 14 Hansard (24 November) . . Page.. 4683..


of smoking bans in club venues on 1 December 2006, a Smoke-Free Consultative Group has been convened to bring together the Government and the hospitality sector, including ClubsACT, to help facilitate the implementation of smoke-free venues.

Roads-accidents

(Question No 687)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 18 October 2005:

How many motor vehicle accidents have been reported, or have become known, to have occurred at (a) roundabouts, (b) stop signs, (c) give way signs and (d) other "uncontrolled"intersections in (i) 2002-03, (ii) 2003-04, (iii) 2004-05 and (iv) 2005-06 to date.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Roundabouts

Stop signs

Give way signs

Uncontrolled intersections

Total

2002-03

1321

275

1405

810

3811

2003-04

1377

316

1261

874

3828

2004-05

1293

295

1231

874

3693

2005-06 (to date)

347

72

300

203

922

Total

4338

958

4197

2761

12254

NB: 'uncontrolled intersections' refer to the following: cross intersection, multiple intersection, T intersection, Y intersection

Source: PROMIS as at 24 October 2005

Disabled persons

(Question No 688)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 18 October 2005:

(1) In relation to the Intensive Treatment and Support Initiative, how is the specialist program to deliver intensive support and treatment to people with a dual disability progressing;

(2) What impact will the recommendations for the specialist accommodation options for people with a dual disability have in providing secure accommodation and community based housing.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The Intensive Treatment and Support program being developed by Disability ACT is progressing well and is on track to commence operation in the first half of 2006. Staff from the Department are continuing to consult with other agencies both from the Government and Community Sectors to ensure the program operates in an integrated and cohesive way with existing and any related planned services across the ACT.

(2) The new program will provide additional support and treatment services to a limited number of people with a dual disability and with a range of complex diagnostic and


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