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encompass public housing (as defined above), affordable housing and community housing, which is housing owned or managed by an organisation registered as a Community Housing provider. There is a National Regulatory System for Community Housing providers, for which further information is available at

(c) “Supportive housing” in the ACT is defined in section 13 of the Territory Plan under ‘Definitions’. The definition is as follows:

Supportive housing means the use of land for residential accommodation for persons in need of support, which is managed by a Territory approved organisation that provides a range of support services such as counselling, domestic assistance and personal care for residents as required. Although such services must be able to be delivered on site, management and preparation may be carried out on site or elsewhere. Housing may be provided in the form of self-contained dwellings. This term does not include a retirement village or student accommodation.

(6) All sites selected for the construction of replacement public housing as part of the public housing renewal program, including CFZ land, are selected based on an analysis of vacant and available Territory-owned land (that is, the land is suitably zoned in the Territory Plan and has not been identified for any other purpose). An assessment is then made of each site based on its size and features (such as slope and existing trees), its proximity to public transport, shops and services and other public housing, and the possible number of dwellings that could be constructed consistent with the Territory Plan.

(Question No 271)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 12 May 2017:

(1) What crime data exactly is regularly provided to Neighbourhood Watch.

(2) Are there any restrictions or limitations on what crime data they can be given.

(3) How recent is the data when it is given.

(4) By what means is it communicated.

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

(1) The crime data provided to Neighbourhood Watch ACT includes assaults, burglaries, stolen motor vehicles, theft and criminal damage. All data is broken down by patrol area, suburb, offence type, street name (excluding the house numbers) and date of the offence.

(2) Yes. Crime data relating to sexual assaults is not provided due to the sensitive nature of the crime type and to ensure confidentiality for victims. For all reported offences, personal particulars such as date of birth, name, gender and age are also withheld to protect the dignity and identity of victims.

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