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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 1 Hansard (28 February) . . Page.. 148..


Demonstrations listed as Commonwealth responsibilities include demonstrations occurring at Parliament House, Embassies and High Commissions.

(2) Commonwealth activities are included in the ACT Policing annual report to provide an accurate account of the roles, responsibilities and activities of ACT Policing and the steps taken by ACT Policing to ensure the safety of residents of and visitors to the ACT.

Policing—motorcade duties

(Question No 1458)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, on 14 December 2006:

(1) In relation to page 44 of the 2005-06 ACT Policing annual report which communicated that motorcade duties are a significant part of the mobile team's duties for this year due to the number of dignitaries who visited the ACT, what level of ACT Government funding is dedicated to motorcade duties;

(2) Does the Australian Government or ACT Government fund mobile teams when they are on dignitary duty;

(3) If the ACT Government does not fund those functions outlined in parts (1) and (2), why is it reported in the ACT Policing Annual Report.

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

(1) Commonwealth activities undertaken by ACT Policing, including assistance with official visits by dignitaries, are funded by the Commonwealth Government in accordance with agreed funding arrangements between the ACT and the Commonwealth.

(2) See (1) above.

(3) Commonwealth activities are included in the ACT Policing annual report to provide an accurate account of the roles, responsibilities and activities of ACT Policing and the steps taken by ACT Policing to ensure the safety of residents of and visitors to the ACT.

Policing—Clea Rose case

(Question No 1459)

Dr Foskey asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, on 14 December 2006:

(1) Given that the Clea Rose case is not mentioned in the ACT Policing 2005-06 annual report and that this was a significant and tragic event that was part of ACT Policing responsibilities, why did the report not include any mention of the (a) Clea Rose death, (b) resulting internal review/report and (c) review of pursuit guidelines which was required internally.


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