ROEBOURNE POLICE AND
COMMUNITY YOUTH CENTRE — PROGRAMS
131. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the minister representing the
Minister for Police:
I refer to the media release on 27
February 2019 by the Minister for Police entitled ''Groundbreaking PCYC
program providing a safe space in Roebourne'', which states that a variety
of programs would be offered to at-risk young people aged eight to 15 years
from Roebourne and other communities in groups of about 65 at a time.
individuals who have a history of displaying harmful sexual behaviours be able
to participate in these programs?
(2) If yes to (1), will their
victims be able to attend the same program?
(3) If yes to (2), what measures
will be put in place to manage this situation?
(4) If no to (1), how will the
programs ensure that this does not happen?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of this question. The following information has been provided to me
by the Minister for Police.
an independent not-for-profit organisation, the Federation of Western Australia
Police and Community Youth Centres is responsible for the process undertaken
for approval of participants into its programs.