Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 09 Hansard (Wednesday, 24 August 2011) . . Page.. 3837 ..
(d) the interest of the disability sector in establishing a National Disability Insurance Scheme and a National Injury Insurance Scheme;
(2) supports the move by governments around Australia to a National Disability Insurance Scheme and a National Injury Insurance Scheme; and
(3) calls on the ACT Government to:
(a) actively participate in all relevant national discussions on the National Disability Insurance Scheme and a National Injury Insurance Scheme and advocate for the advancement of the schemes;
(b) continue to progress implementation of Future Directions: Towards Challenge 2014 and other relevant disability initiatives, and improve upon these initiatives, until final implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme; and
(c) keep the Assembly informed of progress with the implementation of a National Disability Insurance Scheme and a National Injury Insurance Scheme.”.
I have spoken to the amendment so I will not go on about it again. It seeks merely to strengthen the motion by our making, as a parliament, a strong statement that we support governments’ moves around the country and that we want parliaments and parliamentarians to continue to advocate for the scheme to happen.
Amendment agreed to.
Motion, as amended, agreed to.
Bimberi Youth Justice Centre—complaints
MS BURCH (Brindabella—Minister for Community Services, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Women and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs) (6.56): I move:
That the Assembly do now adjourn.
I rise to address remarks made by Mrs Dunne on 666 ABC radio this morning in relation to complaints made about the Human Rights Commission during their recent review into ACT youth justice.
Mrs Dunne claimed in the interview that the Human Rights Commission had not investigated complaints about the workplace matters at the Bimberi youth detention centre. I would like to put it on public record that this is just not the case and assure the Assembly that all formal complaints have been investigated.