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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 28 October 2010) . . Page.. 5360 ..


(3) What is the level of funding for Individual Support Packages for this financial year and can the Minister provide funding levels for the last four financial years and numbers of people supported under this program.

(4) What is the level of funding for the ACT’s disability equipment scheme for this financial year and can the Minister provide funding levels for the last four financial years.

(5) What is the level of funding support for Disability ACT and Therapy ACT to undertake professional development programs and can the Minister list the programs and corresponding funding amounts for this and the previous four financial years.

(6) What is the average minimum level for “high assistance” and maximum level for “medium assistance” packages.

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

(1) Funded programs are outlined each year in the Department of Disability Housing and Community Service Annual report Volume 2.

Applications

Year

Quality of Life

School Leavers

Individual funding /Emergency

Young People in Residential Aged Care

Transition from Hospital

2007-08

114

24

165

4

2008-09

154

33

77

2009-10

210

38

8

2010-11

259

51

5

6

Successful

Year

Quality of Life

School Leavers

Individual funding /Emergency

Young People in Residential Aged Care

Transition from Hospital

2007-08

38

24

84

4

2008-09

32

33

23

2009-10

88

38

8

2010-11

119

45

5

6

(2) Criteria for all Disability Act funding programs are on the Disability ACT website www.dhcs.act.gov.au/disability_act

(3)

Year

Number of ISPs

Expenditure in $m

2006-07

99

6.0

2007-08

124

6.6

2008-09

124

7.8

2009-10

122

8.1

2010-11

133

8.3

In 2006/07:


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