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Inquiry into Policy Implications of an Ageing Community


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:13 May 2013
Deadline for submissions:16 Jun 2014
Date Ended:20 Nov 2014
Committee:Community Development and Justice Standing Committee (2013 - 2017)
House:Legislative Assembly
Media Statements: 11/19/2014
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:The Community Development and Justice Standing Committee has initiated an inquiry into the policy implications of an ageing community. The inquiry will examine:
1. The effectiveness of the Seniors Strategic Planning Framework 2012-2017 in guiding policies and programs to create age-friendly communities throughout the State; and
2. The extent to which age-friendly communities have been established in WA.

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
11 Jun 201410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoPolicy Advisory Group (WA), National SeniorsMs Margaret Erneste, Deputy Chair
11 Jun 201410:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoAlzheimer's Australia WAMs Rhonda Parker, Chief Executive Officer
18 Jun 201410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoSeniors Recreation CouncilMs Leanne Novatscou, Project Officer Tech Savvy Seniors - Exergaming
25 Jun 201410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoChung Wah Association Community and Aged CareMs Theresa Kwok, Chief Executive Officer
25 Jun 201410:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoCOTAMr Ken Marston, Chief Executive
13 Aug 201410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourDepartment of Local Government and CommunitiesMs Jennifer Mathews (Director General), Ms Susan Gallacher (A/Director, Strategy, Research and Initiatives), Ms Robyn Teede (A/Senior Policy Officer, Strategy, Research and Information)
20 Aug 201410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoWheatbelt Development CommissionMs Wendy Newman, Chief Executive Officer
20 Aug 201411:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoItalian Australian Community ServicesMr Carlo Pennone, President
17 Sep 201410:00 AMLA Committee Room; South Entrance Parliament HouseDepartment of Training and Workforce DevelopmentDr Ruth Shean
17 Sep 201410:00 AMLA Committee Room; South Entrance Parliament HouseState Workforce PlanningMr Gary Fitzgerald
17 Sep 201411:00 AMLA Committee Room; South Entrance Parliament HouseWA Centre for Health and AgeingProf Leon Flicker
24 Sep 201410:30 AMMeeting Room 2Commissioner for Children and Young PeopleMs Jenni Perkins
24 Sep 201411:00 AMMeeting Room 2Department of Sport and RecreationMr Graham Brimage
15 Oct 201410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoDepartment of Transport, Public Transport Authority and Main Roads of WAMr Reece Waldock (Director General), Mr Mark Burgess (Managing Director) and Mr Albert Symcox (Manager Traffic Management Services)
Videos:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mrs Margaret Erneste, National Seniors Australia, Policy Advisory Group (WA) on 11 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Ms Rhonda Parker, CEO, Alzheimer's Australia, WA on 11 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Mrs Leanne Novatscou, Project Manager, Seniors Exergaming WA, Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc. on 18 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Mrs Theresa Kwok, CEO, Chung Wah Community and Aged Care on 25 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Ken Marston, CEO, COTA WA on 25 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Ms Jennifer Mathews (Director General, Department of Local Government and Communities) and Dr Susan Gallacher (Acting Director, Strategy, Research and Initiatives, Department of Local Government and Communities) on 13 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Ms Wendy Newman (Chief Executive Officer, Wheatbelt Development Commission) on 20 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Carlo Pennone (President, Italian-Australian Community Services) on 20 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Ms Ricky Burges (Chief Executive Officer, WALGA), Mayor Troy Pickard (President, WALGA), Ms Jodie Holbrook (Policy Manager, Community, WALGA), Mr Warren Pearce (Chief Executive Officer, Local Government Managers' Association WA), Ms Jane Elton (Manager, Community Capacity Building, City of Rockingham), Mrs Julie McDonald (Coordinator, Community Capacity Building, City of Rockingham) on 10 Sep 2014
Evidence by.. Ms Gerri Clay (Executive Director, Independent Living Centre WA), Ms Sally Hunter (Manager, Assistive Technology Services, Independent Living Centre WA), Ms Hilary O'Connell (Occupational Therapist, Independent Living Centre WA) on 10 Sep 2014
Evidence by.. Dr Ruth Shean (Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Mr Gary Fitzgerald (Director, State Workforce Planning, Department of Training and Workforce Development) on 17 Sep 2014
Evidence by.. Professor Leon Flicker (Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing) on 17 Sep 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Graham Brimage (Director, Strategic Policy and Regional Services, Department of Sport and Recreation) on 24 Sep 2014
Evidence by.. Ms Jenni Perkins (Acting Commissioner for Children and Young People) and Ms Patricia Heath (Principal Policy Officer, Commissioner for Children and Young People) on 24 Sep 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Reece Waldock (Director General, Department of Transport), Mr Mark Burgess (Managing Director, Public Transport Authority) and Mr Albert Symcox (Manager, Traffic Management Services, Main Roads WA) on 15 Oct 2014
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
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