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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 311 asked in the Legislative Council on 4 April 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran

Minister responding: Hon S.F. McGurk
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 4 April 2019


311. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence:

I refer to the minister's answer to question without notice 175, asked in the other place on 20 March 2019, to which the minister advised that the government is establishing a second residential behaviour-change program for perpetrators.

(1) What is the name of the second program?

(2) Is the second program identical to or modelled on another program?

(3) If yes to (2), what is the name of that program?

(4) Where is the second program being established?

(5) When will the second program be operational and commence its behaviour-change work with individuals?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) It is called Communicare Breathing Space.

(2) Yes. It will replicate the existing Breathing Space service model.

(3) It is called Communicare Breathing Space.

(4) The second Communicare Breathing Space will be located in the Perth metropolitan area.

(5) It is anticipated that operations will commence in July 2019.