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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 03 Hansard (Wednesday, 31 March 2021) . . Page.. 781 ..


Alexander Maconochie Centre—crisis support unit(Question No 109)

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

Have privacy masks been added to the Crisis Support Unit CCTV cameras; if so, when were they added; if not, why not.

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

Yes, privacy masks were applied to the majority of the Crisis Support Unit CCTV cameras in September 2020. Privacy masking was not applied to three cells to ensure appropriate observation for safety purposes when required.


Alexander Maconochie Centre—naloxone use(Question No 110)

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

In relation to recommendation 60 of the Alexander Maconochie Centre Healthy Prison Review 2019, what options for naloxone nasal administration were detailed in the report due 31 December 2020.

Ms Davidson: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The provision of making Naloxone available for administration after hours, is guided by the Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 and Medicines, Poisons, and the Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008.

ACT Corrective Services are the first responders for all emergencies, therefore ACTCS are taking lead on how nasal naloxone might be administered by correctional officers legally and safely.

Justice Health Services is working with ACT Corrective Services to look at how nasal naloxone might be accessed after hours when JHS is not onsite.


Alexander Maconochie Centre—worship services(Question No 111)

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

In relation to expanding the multi-faith chaplaincy team and the Government response to recommendation 47 of the Alexander Maconochie Centre Healthy Prison Review 2019, has the ACT Government completed its review, committed to by 30 April 2020; if so, (a) when was the review completed and (b) what was the outcome of the review.

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

(a) The review was completed in June 2020.


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