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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 17 March 2005 2005) . . Page.. 1249 ..

How many children who attend Baringa Childcare have been refused places at Spence Pre-School in 2005;

If there were children who were refused places, how many of these children went to other pre-schools within a five kilometre radius of Spence Pre-School;

What travel arrangements have been made to transport children from Baringa Childcare to other pre-schools;

How many children are not attending pre-school at all because they were refused a place at Spence Pre-School.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

Four children attending Baringa Childcare Centre have not been accommodated at Spence preschool in 2005, one of these is a NSW resident;

Two of the families accepted a place at a preschool within a five kilometre radius;

Transport arrangements are not part of the service provision of Baringa Childcare Centre or the Department of Education & Training for children from Baringa Childcare Centre to attend other preschools. Transport arrangements are made for individual preschool age children with disabilities accessing early intervention programs;

Two children have chosen not to take up a place at another preschool (one is a NSW resident).

Women—publications(Question No 123)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Women, upon notice, on 15 February 2005:

In relation to the Honouring Our Local Women publication, what was the cost of (a) research, (b) writing, (c) editing, (d) printing and (e) distribution;

How many copies were produced and to whom were they distributed.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

a) b) and c) The cost of research, writing and editing the publication was approximately


The cost of printing the publication was $4,259.30 for 300 copies, which includes photography.

The cost of distributing the publication was $113.10.

300 copies were produced and a PDF of the publication was posted on the ACT Office for Women website.

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