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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 04 Hansard (Wednesday, 6 April 2011) . . Page.. 1461 ..


Question put:

That Mr Doszpot’s amendment to Ms Burch’s proposed amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 4

Noes 9

Mr Coe

Mr Seselja

Mr Barr

Ms Hunter

Mr Doszpot

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Hanson

Ms Burch

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Corbell

Mr Stanhope

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the negative.

Amendment negatived.

Ms Burch’s amendment agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Bimberi Youth Justice Centre—educational services

MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra) (4.11): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes the claims of current and former staff and teachers, including contract staff and trainers, at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre that:

(a) they are not always made aware of policies and procedures prior to commencing work at Bimberi;

(b) they are not always made aware of amendments to those policies and procedures in a timely manner;

(c) they do not always receive proper training in respect of those policies and procedures and the amendments thereto; and

(d) they nonetheless are expected to know how to deal with situations as they arise;

(2) expresses its concern that the ACT Government is failing those staff and teachers, including contract staff and trainers;

(3) calls on the Minister for Children and Young People to table, by the close of the current sitting period:


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