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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 29 November 2018) . . Page.. 5362 ..


b. One recommendation related to health culture was implemented.

Mental health—bullying

Mr Rattenbury (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Wall on Thursday, 20 September 2018):

In ACT Mental Health Services, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce have reported:

Oct 2016 to June 2017 – 0 cases

Full year 2017-18 – 1 case

YTD 2018-19 – 1 case

In ACT Mental Health Services, ACT Health Directorate and Canberra Health Services have reported:

Oct 2016 to June 2017 – 0 cases

Full year 2017-18 – 1 case

YTD 2018-19 – 0 cases

Please note: Cases are those that are referred for investigation after a preliminary assessment.

ACTION bus service—school services

Ms Fitzharris (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Miss C Burch on Tuesday, 23 October 2018):

Operating procedures for all situations regarding school bus services that have been involved in incidents such as bus breakdowns or motor vehicle collisions are as follows:

Bus drivers are required to:

Notify the Communications Centre (COMCEN) that their school service has broken down/been involved in an incident.

Confirm that the bus is safe and students can remain on the bus.

Advise COMCEN of the approximate number of students on board and approximate primary and secondary student numbers.

Announce to the students that an alternate bus is on route and will collect them to continue their trip.

Direct the students not to leave the bus unless they notify the driver.

If the bus is not safe for students to remain on board the bus the bus driver should:

Notify COMCEN immediately.

COMCEN will send two teams of Transport Officers to the bus and emergency services if required.

One team to specifically assist with student duty of care.

The other team will monitor/assist with bus breakdown/emergency issue.


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