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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 03 Hansard (Wednesday, 31 March 2021) . . Page.. 776 ..


(5) How is an inmate able to move up in privilege system.

(6) How does an inmate move down in the privilege system.

(7) Is there a maximum level of privilege an inmate can attain depending on the severity of their sentence and offence.

Mr Gentleman: I am advised that the answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The Incentives and Earned Privileges Policy (the Policy) is currently being finalised. Once finalised, the Policy will be formally notified on the ACT Legislation Register and will be made broadly available to detainees and their families.


Remand centres—Symonston(Question No 103)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Corrections, upon notice, on 12 February 2021:

(1) What was the design capacity of the Symonston remand centre.

(2) What was the peak number of inmates ever held at the Symonston remand centre.

(3) What plans or proposed plans exist for the future of the Symonston remand centre site.

(4) Is the Symonston remand centre being used for any purpose; if so, what is that purpose.

Mr Gentleman: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) The design capacity of the Symonston Correctional Centre (SCC) was 22.

(2) Based on historical records for the SCC which go back to 30 March 2009, the highest population on record was 30 detainees.

(3) The ACT Government is considering options a range of options with respect to the future accommodation needs of the AMC.

(4) Between September and December 2020, the SCC was used as a training facility by ACTCS. The SCC is also used on occasions by other JACS agencies for training purposes.


Alexander Maconochie Centre—detainee education and training programs(Question No 104)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Corrections, upon notice, on 12 February 2021:

(1) How long has Foresite Training Pty Ltd been contracted by the ACT Government for the purpose of providing training and education at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).


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