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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 10 Hansard (25 September) . . Page.. 3809..


Note: Subsection 65J(5) explains:

(a) which societies are non-profit societies for the purposes of section 65J; and

(b) which associations are non-profit associations for the purposes of section 65J.

(5) A benefit provided in respect of the employment of an employee is an exempt benefit if:

(a) the employer of the employee is a charitable institution; and

(b) the institution's principal activity is to promote the prevention or the control of diseases in human beings.

Detainees and remandees

(Question No 912)

Mr Smyth asked the Attorney General, upon notice, on Thursday, 28 August 2003:

In relation to the number of detainees and remandees in the ACT:

(1) For each month from March 2003 till July 2003, how many remandees were at:

(a) Belconnen Remand Centre (BRC);

(b) Quamby; and

(c) Temporary Remand Centre in Symonston;

(2) For each month from March 2003 to July 2003 inclusive:

(a) How many prisoners have been transferred interstate;

(b) What has been the cost of transporting prisoners interstate;

(c) What has been the cost of transporting detainees in the ACT;

(d) What was the monthly cost of holding prisoners interstate;

(3) What was the operational cost of the Temporary Remand Centre (TRC) at Symonston for the period 1 March 2003 to 31 July 2003;

(4) How many staff are currently employed at the TRC and at what level salary;

(5) On how many occasions between 1 March 2003 and 31 July 2003 have cells at the Court House been used to house remandees overnight.

Ms Gallagher

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

(1) (a) The average daily remandee numbers at the Belconnen Remand Centre from

1 March 2003 till 31 July 2003 were:

March 48

April 49

May 44

June 39

July 34

(b) The average daily remandee numbers at Quamby for the same period were:


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