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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 3 Hansard (23 October) . . Page.. 4095..


Please provide a list of all ACT Housing properties currently designated as older persons complexes;

In all ACT Housing properties currently tenanted by aged persons are all properties adequately secured, including door and window locks;

If not, at which locations is this unsatisfactory and why. Please specify the problem(s);

What is being done to rectify such problem(s);

Do these dwellings meet relevant minimum safety and security standards;

How many aged persons have taken advantage of the $100.00 voucher attached to a free safety and security review, as advertised in the September 2003 edition of the Community Partners in Housing newsletter.

Mr Wood

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

As at 31 August 2003, ACT Housing had 1,393 properties designated as older persons accommodation. These properties were located in 130 complexes in the suburbs of Ainslie, Banks, Braddon, Charnwood, Chifley, Chisholm, Cook, Deakin, Downer, Duffy, Farrer, Fisher, Florey, Flynn, Forrest, Garran, Gordon, Griffith, Hackett, Hall, Higgins, Holt, Hughes, Kaleen, Kambah, Latham, Lyneham, Lyons, Macquarie, Mawson, McKellar, Narrabundah, O'Connor, Page, Palmerston, Pearce, Reid, Rivett, Scullin, Spence, Stirling, Torrens, Turner, Wanniassa, Waramanga, Watson and Yarralumla.

All properties are adequately secured although window locks are not part of Housing ACT's standards.

None.

Please see 3 above.

Yes.

This information is unknown.

Police activities-public housing complexes

(Question No 942)

Mrs Burke

asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on

23 September 2003:

In relation to police activities at Fraser Court, Kingston and other public housing locations:

How many people have been apprehended by the Police in the last six months at Fraser Court;

Further to answer to (1), please provide a breakdown distinguishing between those people apprehended being current Fraser Court residents (then) and other persons (non Fraser Court residents);


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