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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 06 Hansard (Wednesday, 20 September 1995) . . Page.. 1569 ..


Schools - Entertainment Videos

MR STEFANIAK: Mr Speaker, on 23 August this year Mr Osborne asked me a question relating to films and videos in schools. I took that question on notice and I have subsequently provided Mr Osborne with an answer in writing. I now seek leave to have this answer incorporated in Hansard.

Leave granted.

Document incorporated at Appendix 1.

PAPERS

MR SPEAKER: I present, for the information of members, the following papers:

ACT Legislative Assembly Secretariat - 1994-95 Annual Report, together with the financial statements and the Auditor-General's report.

Auditor-General's Report No. 5 of 1995 - Annual Management Report for the year ended 30 June 1995, which includes a general report on efficiency audits, pursuant to section 68 of the Audit Act 1989.

SOCIAL POLICY - STANDING COMMITTEE

Report on Social Policy Issues Raised by Community Groups -Government Response

MRS CARNELL (Chief Minister) (3.15): For the information of members, I present the Government's response to the Standing Committee on Social Policy’s Report No. 1 entitled “Issues Raised by Community Groups”. I move:

That the Assembly takes note of the paper.

Mr Speaker, I am pleased to table the Government’s response to this inaugural report of the Social Policy Committee. I would also like to congratulate the committee on its work in collecting and reporting community perceptions in this area. The Government's response addresses in detail the recommendations and comments highlighted by the committee for government attention. I am pleased to note that the Government has strategies and programs in place to address each of the concerns raised in the report. I also recognise the need to be alert to the changing needs of the community and the importance of monitoring and evaluating services.


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