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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 13 May 2021) . . Page.. 1555 ..


(6) This data is not recorded. Information regarding NRT is contained within an individual’s clinical record.

(7) JHS in conjunction with Alcohol and Drug Services and ACTCS Therapeutic Community, is piloting a quit smoking program within the AMC for detainees within the Therapeutic Community, Accommodation Unit East and for female detainees in the Special Care Centre. This work is being undertaken within existing resources by JHS Alcohol and Drug Nurses, the Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services Comorbidity Clinician and the Corporate Health Management team. The pilot is due to commence on 31 May 2021.

(8) Please see response to question 7.

(9) The following includes the total cost of NRT stock:

FY 2017/18 – $20,052.87

FY 2018/19 - $19,876.79

FY 2019/20 - $19,857.67

FY 2020/21 YTD - $14,769.84

*The stock costs do not factor in the staff time taken to provide this service.


Questions without notice taken on notice

Molonglo Valley—community facilities

Mr Gentleman (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Hanson on Tuesday, 30 March 2021):

The ACT Government recognises that the current rental arrangements at the Coombs Community Activity Centre are not satisfactory to the Coombs community and is looking at options to make the space more accessible to community groups. The Coombs Community Activity Centre is privately owned, and an opening date is a matter for the private owner.

Budget—capital works

Ms Berry (in reply to a question and supplementary questions by Ms Lee and Ms Lawder on Tuesday, 30 March 2021):

The ACT infrastructure investment program is a rolling program with most projects being allocated funding over the four-year budget cycle. Annual funding allocations for projects are determined on the basis of information available on project delivery timelines. However, timing of actual expenditure may differ from the original schedule due to unforeseen circumstances which may result in delay or acceleration of the delivery of specific projects.

Total capital works program expenditure in 2019-20 was $603.8 million, compared to a program forecast at 2019-20 Budget Review of $856.4 million. A key reason for this


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