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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 10 Hansard (Thursday, 20 September 2018) . . Page.. 4032 ..


Client eligibility for a face-to-face support visit (as opposed to contacting DVCS over the phone) can also be determined by the vulnerability of the client. For example, clients who are highly isolated, are older or who have a disability might require a face- to-face support visit. CALD clients, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander clients and LGBTIQ clients are also often considered for support visits.

(2) DVCS made:

(a) 821 crisis visits in 2015-16;

(b) 368 crisis visits in 2016-17; and

(c) 527 crisis visits in 2017-18.

This data is published in the DVCS annual report.

(3) Information on support visits is not available. The Service Funding Agreement between Community Services Directorate and DVCS does not require DVCS to report on the number of support visits they provide.

Court support visit data is published in the DVCS annual report.

(a) DVCS made 818 court support visits in 2015-16;

(b) 863 court support visits in 2016-17; and

(c) 651 court support visits in 2017-18.

(4) This information is not available. The Service Funding Agreement between Community Services Directorate and DVCS does not require DVCS to report on the number of services made between 11:30pm-8am, Monday-Friday.

(5) This information is not available. The Service Funding Agreement between Community Services Directorate and DVCS does not require DVCS to report on the number of weekend crisis visits they provide.


Planning—flood maps(Question No 1709)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Planning and Land Management, upon notice, on 24 August 2018 (redirected to the Minister for Environment and Heritage):

(1) When will the mapping and analysis be completed for the upgrade of the flood modelling for the 1 percent Annual Exceedance Probability mapping (previously referred to as 1 in 100 year flood events) for eight catchments across the ACT that the ACT Government is in the process of revising as of 10 May 2018.

(2) If the mapping and analysis has already been completed, what date was it completed.

(3) What date did the mapping and analysis work commence, and who is undertaking this work.


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