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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 8 Hansard (5 August) . . Page.. 3639..


(b) housing prisoners interstate in 2003-04 was $7, 860,000.

(2) The interstate facilities that were used to house ACT prisoners in New South Wales are the following:

1.

Bathurst

7.

Goulburn

13.

Malabar

19.

Windsor

2.

Berrima

8.

Grafton

14.

Mannus

3.

Cessnock

9.

Ivanhoe

15.

Mulawa

4.

Cooma

10.

Junee

16.

Oberon

5.

Dubbo

11.

Kirconnell

17.

Parramatta

6.

Emu Plains

12.

Lithgow

18.

Silverwater

(3) Average number of remandees held at BRC and STRC on a monthly basis are:

BRC

STRC

July 2003

39.26

12.35

August 2003

51.58

15.90

September 2003

49.20

16.87

October 2003

48.74

16.39

November 2003

48.60

16.20

December 2003

36.48

16.39

January 2004

37.35

16.32

February 2004

52.66

17.24

March 2004

52.84

12.39

April 2004

48.63

16.30

May 2004

50.52

17.65

June 2004

58.47

18.37

Total

47.80

16.01

(4) The cost of holding remandees at the STRC in 2003-04 was $2,300,000 and this figure was under the projected budget for 2003-04, which was $2,395,000.

(5) The following is a breakdown of the average daily remandee numbers by male, female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI).

(a)

BRC:

(i)

Male

-

43.37

(ii)

Female

-

4.43

(iii)

ATSI

-

5.44

(b)

STRC:

(i)

Male

-

16.01

(ii)

Female

-

No females are housed in the STRC

(iii)

ATSI male

-

2.01

(6) Mental Health ACT had arranged placement of two male mental health clients from the ACT to be placed in a forensic mental health facility in NSW for part or all of 2003-04. These placements were in the Kestrel Unit in Morrisett Hospital and were arranged by the Chief Psychiatrist of Mental Health ACT.


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