BANNED DRINKERS REGISTER
TRIAL — PILBARA
166. Hon JACQUI BOYDELL to the minister representing the
Minister for Racing and Gaming:
I refer to the planned
implementation of a banned drinkers register throughout the Pilbara later this
(1) When is the tender due to close
and what is the anticipated time line for assessing tenders?
(2) Does the
department have a plan to provide each person in the Pilbara who does not have
existing valid identification with the appropriate identification ahead of the
implementation; and, if yes, can the minister please table that information?
(3) Please provide dates, times and
locations for the planned workshops for stakeholders.
(4) Will the minister outline where
the funding for the required technology will be sourced from?
(5) Will the
minister please provide the actual versus allocated spend in regard to
implementing the trial of the banned drinkers register to date?
ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
I thank the member for the question.
The following information has been provided by the Minister for Racing and Gaming.
(1) The closing date for tender responses is 24 March
2020. Subject to the number of responses, the Department of Local
Government, Sport and Cultural Industries anticipates assessing the responses
and selecting a preferred respondent early in April 2020.
�(2) No. The
department has commenced work to scope the required level of consultation and
community engagement to ensure that every person in the Pilbara has an
opportunity to obtain suitable identification ahead of the implementation.
(3) Dates and locations of
stakeholder meetings are yet to be confirmed.
(4) Funding for the required
technology will be provided by the department.
(5) To date, the department has
spent $53 639.