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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 9 Hansard (19 August) . . Page.. 3932..

MR WOOD (continuing):

speed limits for centre-based childcare and older persons' facilities as a general policy. Traffic management arrangements for these facilities will, however, continue to be assessed on a case-by-case basis using the department's traffic warrant system. I commend the report to the Assembly. I move:

That the Assembly take note of the paper.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Subordinate legislation

Mr Wood presented the following papers:

Legislation Act, pursuant to section 64-

Intoxicated Persons (Care and Protection) Act-Intoxicated Persons (Care and Protection) Standard 2004 (No 1)-Disallowable Instrument DI2004-177 (LR, 16 August 2004).

Mental Health (Treatment and Care) Act-Mental Health (Treatment and Care) Amendment Regulations 2004 (No 1)-Subordinate Law SL2004-33 (LR, 16 August 2004).

Road Transport (General) Act-Road Transport (General) (Application of Road Transport Legislation) Declaration 2004 (No 8)-Disallowable Instrument DI2004-176 (LR, 12 August 2004).

Indigenous education

Paper and statement by minister

MS GALLAGHER (Minister for Education and Training, Minister for Children, Youth and Family Support, Minister for Women and Minister for Industrial Relations): I present the following paper:

Indigenous Education-Eighth Six Monthly report to 29 February 2004.

I seek leave to make a statement.

Leave granted.

MS GALLAGHER: I am pleased to present the eighth report on performance in indigenous education, which covers the half-year period to 29 February 2004. The Labor Party initiated reporting on this important aspect in 2000. Seven biennial reports have now been tabled. The government is pleased to continue this reporting and brings to members the latest available information about indigenous education in ACT government schools.

In recent months we have all read the strategic areas for action identified in the report of the Productivity Commission entitled Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage and we have seen the resulting emphasis on indigenous initiatives in the ACT government's Building Our Community-the Canberra Social Plan. Based on this research and

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