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Question Without Notice No. 845 asked in the Legislative Council on 15 August 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran

Minister responding: Hon F.M. Logan
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 15 August 2019

REHABILITATION PROGRAMS

845. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the minister representing the Minister for Corrective Services:

I refer to the $4.695 million allocated in the budget to improved access to rehabilitation programs, and the minister's previous confirmation that this funding has been allocated to a new project commencing 1 July 2019, which will provide a range of programs, including programs for family violence.

(1) How many programs are part of this project?

(2) What are the names of these programs?

(3) Who is delivering these programs?

(4) Which of these programs have commenced?

(5) Further to (4), in which prisons are these programs being offered?

(6) Is there a mechanism in place for assessing the efficacy of these programs?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided by the Minister for Corrective Services.

(1) The project is at the implementation planning stage and, accordingly, this is yet be determined.

(2)–(5) Please see the answer to (1).

(6) The new programs will be rigorously monitored and evaluated, and the funding includes an allocation for this purpose.