Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 10 Hansard (26 August) . . Page.. 4495..
The following table represents the uptake of Kindergarten screening service over the last four years. Approximately 83.6 per cent of children in 2004 have parents who have consented to the Maternal and Child Health service conducting a vision and hearing screen at school.
ACT new entrant students
% of consents for checks returned by parents/guardians
% of no consents returned by parents/guardians
Courts and tribunals-sentencing
(Question No 1785)
Mr Stefaniak asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 26 August 2004:
(1) How many persons, in the period 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2004, appealed from the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory to the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory against the severity of the sentence imposed upon them by the Magistrates Court;
(2) Of those, how many had the sentence imposed on them by the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory varied by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.
Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows: