Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2022 Week 07 Hansard (Monday, 15 August 2022) . . Page.. 2513 ..
each clinic and their job title/classification (eg, student nurse, enrolled nurse) and (e) how many vaccines/booster injections have these clinics administered in the last six months.
(2) What options are there for parents who cannot take time off work and attend between 8 am and 3 pm to ensure their children have a booster jab.
Ms Stephen-Smith: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) The ACT Government continues to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations at the Access and Sensory Clinic. The Clinic offers the Pfizer vaccine to eligible patients aged 5 years and older in accordance with recommendations of the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI).
The Access and Sensory Clinic operates three days a week (Monday, Tuesday and Saturday) from 8:30am to 3pm on a bookings-only basis.
This Clinic provides COVID-19 vaccines to people living with disability and sensory barriers and their carers and is staffed by five Registered Nurses and one Administrative Service Officer. In the past six months (from 1 January to 27 June 2022), the Access and Sensory Clinic has administered 1,981 COVID-19 vaccine doses, inclusive of 656 first booster and 131 winter booster doses.
(2) For working parents, the Access and Sensory Clinic offers appointments on Saturdays from 8.30am to 3pm.
There are also 83 General Practices, 65 Pharmacies and 3 GP Respiratory Clinics operating in the ACT that offer COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. Appointments can be made using the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Finder online via https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/booking/
Government—sport and recreation policy
(Question No 807)
Mr Davis asked the Minister for Sport and Recreation, upon notice, on 3 June 2022:
(1) How many ACT Government employees, broken down by directorates, work on sports and recreation policy.
(2) Is there a dedicated policy team for community sports and recreation in the ACT Government; if so, how many ACT Government employees, broken down by directorate, are dedicated to community sports and recreation policy.
(3) What ACT Government support currently exist for people from low socio-economic backgrounds and/or for young people to participate in sports and recreation in the ACT.
Ms Berry: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Policy advice on sport and recreation is developed and prepared for Government consideration within the various teams within Sport and Recreation (CMTEDD) or Sport and Recreation Facilities (TCCS). There are nine relevant staff in Sport and Recreation and four relevant staff in Sport and Recreation Facilities (TCCS).