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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 13 Hansard (14 December) . . Page.. 4254..

(4) In September 2005 ACT Policing implemented, in partnership with the ACT Director of Public Prosecutions, a process to report upon and evaluate failed and withdrawn prosecutions. The process aims to identify existing or potential systemic faults, either within the preparation of briefs of evidence by ACT Policing, or within the presentation of material to the court by the ACT DPP.

The ACT Policing Prosecution and Judicial Support Team conduct ongoing training in 'Brief Adjudication' for team leaders. The training is provided in partnership with the ACT DPP and aims to ensure appropriate quality assurance is applied to the preparation and submission of briefs of evidence.

(5) During 2005-06 ACT Policing met all relevant key performance measures prescribed by the ACT Policing Purchase Agreement.

Statistical evidence is provided within the ACT Policing Annual Report in Table B21, Part B, page 57.


(Question No 1374)

Mr Berry asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 14 November 2006:

Of the 22 pre-schools, 15 primary schools, one high school and one college proposed for possible closure in the Government's 2020 Plan, which of those school Boards and Parent and Citizens' Associations have (a) met with the Minister and/or the Department so far during the consultation phase and (b) so far agreed with the Government's 2020 Plan for their respective schools.

Mr Barr

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

(a) The Minister and/or representative of the Department have met all schools proposed for possible closure.

(b) The meetings held with these organisations were not to obtain agreement. The meetings were to provide information, seek feedback and provide community members with the opportunity for discussion of issues associated with the proposals.

Public service—staff

(Question No 1375)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 14 November 2006:

(1) What was the (a) overall staffing level in the ACT public service and (b) number of senior executive service equivalent level positions, as at the end of (i) 2005-06, (ii) 2004-05, (iii) 2003-04, (iv) 2002-03 and (v) 2001-02;

(2) What was the overall (a) number and rate of staff departures from and (b) rate of recruitment of new staff to the ACT public service for each of the years listed in part (1);

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