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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 7 Hansard (28 June) . . Page.. 2677..


being able to have access to outside areas. It is rated as a medium recommendation, but it is good to see that this is something that will be addressed. It is important to address that if we need to have people in that unit for a longer time period. As I noted earlier, this is obviously a resourcing issue around the numbers; nevertheless it is a particularly important issue.

As I said, the Greens will go through this in more detail, but it is good to see that the recommendations have been agreed to. We will be looking forward to making sure that they are implemented.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Papers

Mr Corbell presented the following paper:

Territory land—Maintenance—Government response.

Ms Burch presented the following papers:

Cultural Facilities Corporation Act, pursuant to subsection 15(2)—Cultural Facilities Corporation—Quarterly report 2010-2011—Third quarter (1 January-31 March 2011).

Towards a Diversionary Framework for the ACT Discussion Paper—Consultations report, prepared for the Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services by Noetic Solutions Pty Ltd, dated April 2011, in substitution for the document tabled on 23 June 2011.

MR ASSISTANT SPEAKER (Mr Hargreaves): Presentation of papers is concluded, and I note that Mrs Dunne was due to resume the roster in the seat as Assistant Speaker and has chosen not to do so.

Bimberi Youth Justice Centre—reviews

Ministerial statement

MS BURCH (Brindabella—Minister for Community Services, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Women and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs) (4.09), by leave: Members will recall that on 29 March I made a statement to the Assembly in relation to the findings of the reviews conducted by Keating and Tomas into a critical incident that occurred at Bimberi on 5 February. During this incident two young people broke out of their cabins and assaulted an MSS officer. In that statement I advised that, due to further investigations being conducted by Clayton Utz into the incident, I was unable to provide detail on the actions being undertaken by the directorate to implement the 33 recommendations made across the reviews.

Members will recall that the incident of 5 February was taken very seriously and immediate steps were made to set up reviews by Mr Keating and Mr Tomas. The reviews looked at different aspects of the incident and were comprehensive in their


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