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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 1633 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 September 2018 by Hon Alison Xamon

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Corrective Services
Minister responding: Hon F.M. Logan
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Tabled Paper No: 2116- View tabled paper

I refer to the prison health reform group, and I ask:
(a) would the Minister please list the members of the group;
(b) when did the group last meet;
(c) please table the minutes from the group’s last meeting;
(d) when is the group next scheduled to meet; and
(e) if the group is no longer meeting, why?

Answered on 30 October 2018

The Department of Justice advises:

a.     Dr David Russell-Weisz, Director General, Department of Health; Timothy Marney, Commissioner, Mental Health Commission; Dr Nathan Gibson, Chief Psychiatrist, Office of the Chief Psychiatrist (ex-officio); Alistair Jones, Executive Director Strategic Policy and Evaluation, Department of Treasury; and Tony Hassall, Commissioner Corrective Services, Department of Justice.

b.     15 June 2018.

c.     Please see tabled paper number Please note, as this committee was established to provide policy options and advice to Cabinet, a redacted version of the minutes has been provided. This is to ensure cabinet confidentiality is maintained. 

d.     Meeting is yet to be scheduled.

e.     Not applicable.