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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 11 Hansard (25 October) . . Page.. 4321 ..


14. Canberra Hospital needs to establish a network including private and rural sites to enable trainees to rotate during their training. The establishment of linked accreditation with Breast Screen ACT is also recommended to ensure trainees receive sufficient exposure to Breast Imaging.

15. Trainees' rosters need to allow all trainees to meet the Experiential Training Requirements. In particular insufficient access to the areas of Breast, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Paediatrics are of concern.

Domestic animal services—dogs (Question No 1580)

Ms Lawder asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 3 August 2018 (redirected to the Minister for City Services):

(1) How many dog attacks have been reported to Domestic Animal Services (DAS) in 2017-2018 broken down by month.

(2) Of the attacks in part (1) how many (a) involved an attack on a person and (b) resulted in dogs being seized or held by DAS.

(3) Of the dogs seized in part (2)(b), how many (a) had previously been held or seized by DAS, (b) were not registered when seized by DAS, (c) were returned to their owners and (d) were put down by DAS.

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

(1 - 2) In 2017-18, 485 dog attacks were reported. The table provides a breakdown of attacks on a person and the number of dogs seized. Due to a change in the way information is collected, a breakdown between these categories for June 2018 is unavailable.

Month Attack on animal Attack on person Attack on person & animal Attacks reported per month Dogs seized per month July 2017 18 9 6 33 15 August 2017 18 11 1 30 25 September 2017 19 7 3 29 20 October 2017 24 17 1 42 21 November 2017 25 18 10 53 19 December 2017 25 6 5 36 10 January 2018 30 12 8 50 17 February 2018 16 15 4 35 25 March 2018 23 8 5 36 22 April 2018 33 15 6 54 6 May 2018 (to 23/5) 21 15 5 41 11 June 2018 N/A N/A N/A 46 22 Total 485 213


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