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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 4 Hansard (6 April) . . Page.. 1461..


Question put:

That Mr Doszpot's amendment to Ms Burch's proposed amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 4: Mr Coe Mr Doszpot Mr Hanson Mr Seselja

Noes 9: Mr Barr Ms Bresnan Ms Burch Mr Corbell Mr Hargreaves Ms Hunter Ms Le Couteur Mr Rattenbury Mr Stanhope

Question so resolved in the negative.

Amendment negatived.

Ms Burch's amendment agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Bimberi Youth Justice Centre—educational services

MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra) (4.11): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes the claims of current and former staff and teachers, including contract staff and trainers, at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre that:

(a) they are not always made aware of policies and procedures prior to commencing work at Bimberi;

(b) they are not always made aware of amendments to those policies and procedures in a timely manner;

(c) they do not always receive proper training in respect of those policies and procedures and the amendments thereto; and

(d) they nonetheless are expected to know how to deal with situations as they arise;

(2) expresses its concern that the ACT Government is failing those staff and teachers, including contract staff and trainers;

(3) calls on the Minister for Children and Young People to table, by the close of the current sitting period:


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