Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 2 November 2017) . . Page.. 5014 ..
4. ACT Health will engage with a number of Elders and role models depending on the specific circumstances. ACT Health is developing a list of suitable role models to call upon to fulfill this duty.
5. Elders and other role models will not be delivering Drug or Alcohol Programs. Their role is to be appropriate role models to support the re-engagement of NBHF clients back into the community and into local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. This role will be supported and supervised by NBHF staff.
6. All volunteers at the NBHF will be required to be compliant with the Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
8. Not applicable.
9. The NBHF Service Manager has responsibility for overseeing all visitors to the NBHF.
Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders—Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm
(Question No 685)
Mr Milligan asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, upon notice, on 22 September 2017:
(1) Given that the Minister has stated that clients for the Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm will be bused in, where will the buses depart from.
(2) Where will the clients be returned to.
(3) How many buses will there be.
(4) How will clients get to the bus collection point.
(5) What time is it intended that clients will be (a) collected and (b) returned.
(6) What is the expected cost of using buses.
(7) How long is it intended to continue with busing in clients.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
1. Clients will be picked up and returned to a convenient point arranged between the Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm (NBHF) and the client, this could include the client’s home.
2. See answer to question 1.
3. The NBHF has a number of vehicles used to transport clients to and from the NBHF and for use during for the day. This includes a 14 seat bus, a five seat dual cab ute, and a five seat car.