Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 21 August 2008) . . Page.. 3560 ..
and Advocacy have applied for Authorised Visitor Status at the AMC, and have been accepted.
The list that was provided in Estimates Question on Notice 421 was a list of community groups who advised they were interested in becoming authorised visitors at the AMC following the first request for interest by the AMC Project Office. The organisations on this list have not necessarily completed their application to become an authorised visitor.
Since completing Estimates Question on Notice 421, the approval process for those organisations that have applied for authorised visitors status has taken place. Following is a list of authorised visitors as at 8 July 2008. Please note that community organisations can apply for authorised visitor status at any time.
ACT Hepatitis Council Inc
ACT Women and Prisons Group
AIDS Action Council of the ACT/PLWHA ACT
Alcoholics Anonymous - ACT
Alternative to Violence Project Inc - NSW
Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn
Australia Red Cross
Belconnen Community Service
CAHMA (Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy)
Canberra Rape Crisis Centre - ACT
Catholic Archdiocese Canberra
GROW – World Community Mental Health Movement
Inanna - ACT
Marymead Child and Family Centre
Mental Heath Foundation – ACT (at individual prisoner’s request only)
Prison Fellowship Australia
Prisoners Aid - ACT
Relationships Australia - ACT
Southside Community Service - ACT
St Vincent de Paul Society
The Big Issue (at individual prisoner’s request only)
Toora Women Inc
WIREDD (Women Information Resources and Education on Drugs and Dependency)
(Question No 2121)
Dr Foskey asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 2 July 2008:
• When will the Women’s policy from ACT Corrective Services be available for comment;
• Will the policy be made publicly available in draft form prior to finalisation;