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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 14 Hansard (24 November) . . Page.. 4697..


Wednesdays for young women aged 13 - 15 years with older girls who are mentors. The centre also provides holiday program activities.

Gugan Gulwan Aboriginal Corporation program

(Question No 711)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services (redirected to the Minister for Children, Youth and Family Support), upon notice, on 19 October 2005:

(1) In relation to Gugan Gulwan Aboriginal Corporation Program, how is the Education Youth Support Program progressing and how much of the $111 155 funding allocated over three years to the Program has been expended;

(2) What benefits has Gugan Gulwan gained from the Education Youth Support Program.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) In 2004-05 the Government purchased the services of the Education Support Program from the Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation at a cost of $111,155. This is the first year of a three year $308,202.59 contract which runs from 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2007.

Schedule 2 of the contract specifies the services, outcomes, outputs, performance indicators and performance requirements under the terms of the contract. A copy of the contract can be found on the ACT Government Contracts register at: www.basis.act.gov.au

(2) The Gugan Gulwan Education Support Program provides support for Indigenous young people who are experiencing difficulties in the school system or in accessing further training or employment. It aims to provide an innovative and culturally appropriate education program. The program uses a case management approach to support young people to address educational, social, and emotional barriers to full participation in school, training or employment. During the period 1 January 2005 to 30 June 2005, the program supported 19 individual Indigenous young people.

Children-foster care

(Question No 712)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services (redirected to the Minister for Children, Youth and Family Support), upon notice, on 19 October 2005:

Will the foster care services offered by (a) Barnardos Australia, (b) Galilee and (c) Marymead Child and Family Centre continue to be provided with funding assistance by the ACT Government; if so, will long-term contracts be awarded.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Yes. New Foster Care contracts were offered to a) Barnardos Australia, (b) Galilee and (c) Marymead Child and Family Centre and (d) Life Without Barriers on 1 July 2005. These contracts are for three years and are due to expire on 30 June 2008.


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