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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 4 Hansard (7 April) . . Page.. 1573..


mid-2012 and with the Tantangara transfer project are expected to provide water security for the foreseeable future based on current modelling.

However, Actew advise that they continue to review their operations for water security into the future and they are specifically examining the question of any longer-term use of the land for water storage and will report to government shortly.

Ms Hunter and Ms Le Couteur asked supplementary questions about the hydrology of the site and its suitability for water storage, what plans ACTPLA had for the area and what information ACTPLA had on the ecological qualities of the area and the viability of the site for such development. As I noted in my response at that time, these are matters that really are in the purview of other agencies, but I can advise that ACTPLA itself has no plans for the valley.

Papers

Mr Stanhope presented the following paper:

Cultural Facilities Corporation Act, pursuant to subsection 15(2)—Cultural Facilities Corporation—Quarterly report 2010-2011—Second quarter (1 October to 31 December 2010).

Alexander Maconochie Centre—drugs

Paper and statement by minister

MS GALLAGHER (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Health and Minister for Industrial Relations): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Alexander Maconochie Centre—External component of the evaluation of drug policies and services and their subsequent effects on prisoners and staff within the Alexander Maconochie Centre—

Final Report, dated April 2011, prepared by the Burnet Institute.

Erratum, dated 6 April 2010.

Interim Government response

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.

Leave granted.

MS GALLAGHER: Today I table both the final report—"External component of the evaluation of drug policies and services and their subsequent effects on prisoners and staff within the Alexander Maconochie Centre", conducted by the Burnet Institute—and the ACT government's interim response to the recommendations in that report.

The Burnet Institute was specifically selected by the ACT departments of Justice and Community Safety and Health to undertake this evaluation, as an expert in medical


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