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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 1002 asked in the Legislative Council on 17 September 2019 by Hon Colin Holt

Minister responding: Hon S.M. Ellery
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on


1002. Hon COLIN HOLT to the Minister for Education and Training:

I refer to the Department of Education's 2019–20 VacSwim program.

(1) Please provide a list of the regional locations where VacSwim was offered in 2018–19 and 2019–20, listing the reasons for any changes in location.

(2) How many VacSwim enrolments are expected to be affected by the changes referred to in (1)?

(3) When and how were the following stakeholders notified of the changes by the Department of Education —

(a) schools;

(b) parents; and

(c) local government?

(4) Are these location changes anticipated to be permanent?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

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

I am unable to provide an answer to the question in the time frame available today. However, I undertake to provide an answer to this question on Thursday, 19 September 2019.