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When Justice Health Service staff are not onsite i.e. from 8:30pm in the evening, ACTCS contact ACT Ambulance for all medical emergencies.
Alexander Maconochie Centre—detainee employment
(Question No 768)
Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Corrections, upon notice, on 22 September 2017:
(1) What definition is used for “employment” of inmates in the Alexander Maconochie Centre.
(2) If an inmate is undertaking only educational program(s), are they classified as employed; if so, how many inmates fall within this category.
Mr Rattenbury: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Detainees in the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) are considered employed when they are found suitable for employment and assigned to complete the required duties of a role. Detainees undertaking full time education and programs at the AMC are considered employed.
(2) Detainees undertaking full time education and programs at the AMC are considered employed. On 4 October 2017 there were 50 detainees enrolled in paid full time education and programs at the AMC.
ACT Policing—missing persons
(Question No 770)
Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 22 September 2017:
(1) In relation to the Minister’s answer to question on notice No 382 which was placed on the Notice Paper on 4 August 2017, what other matters are urgently broadcast in such a matter to receive information from the community.
(2) What are the details of the recently introduced AMBER Alerts.
(3) In what circumstances is the alert enacted and exactly what actions are undertaken when it is enacted.
Mr Gentleman: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) ACT Policing disseminates and requests public information in relation to time sensitive and critical threats to community safety. Such incidents include, but are not limited to, natural disasters such as bushfires and floods, active armed offenders and terrorism related offences.