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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 5 Hansard (6 May) . . Page.. 2065..


work with children to find out how to make Canberra a more child friendly city. The refreshed ACT Children's Plan will be launched later this year.


The Coombs and Wright concept plans (precinct code) prepared by ACTPLA for the first suburbs of Molonglo Valley will ensure that these suburbs adhere to the principles of a child friendly city promoted by UNICEF, and will set the standard for future concept plans for Molonglo.

(2) See above.

Canberra Hospital—walk-in centre

(Question No 895)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 25 March 2010:

(1) When will The Canberra Hospital nurse-led Walk-in Centre be established.

(2) Has the model and protocols for the operation of the centre been finalised; if not, what aspects are yet to be finalised and when is it expected to be finalised.

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

(1) The centre is expected to open in May 2010.

(2) The operational Model of Care containing policies, protocols and medication guidelines for the scope of service of the Walk-in Centre are progressing through the endorsement process with key stakeholders. All operational policies, protocols and guidelines will be finalised prior to opening.

Alexander Maconochie Centre—needle and syringe program

(Question No 899)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 25 March 2010:

(1) What work has been conducted by ACT Health to date in relation to the need for a Needle Syringe Program (NSP) at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).

(2) What is the progress or status of any such reviews into the need for such a program and are any preliminary findings of the review supportive of the introduction of an NSP at the AMC.

(3) What are the preliminary findings or any available findings of the review and where can they be accessed.

(4) What date will the review be completed and will it be publicly available.

(5) What date will the ACT Government decide on the need to introduce an NSP.

Ms Gallagher: I am advised that the answer to the member's question is as follows:


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