Alcohol and Other Drugs

CORRECTIVE SERVICES — DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHABILITATION PRISONS

1465. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Corrective Services:

I refer to the creation of dedicated alcohol and drug rehabilitation prisons in Western Australia, and to the results of a study indicating that more than 60 per cent of adults entering prison had used ice or speed in the previous 12 months, and I ask:

(a)  will prisoners need to be convicted of drug or alcohol-related offences in order to be eligible for placement at a dedicated drug and alcohol rehabilitation prison; and

SELECT COMMITTEE INTO ALTERNATE APPROACHES TO REDUCING ILLICIT DRUG USE AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE COMMUNITY

Establishment — Amendment to Notice of Motion

Hon Alison Xamon gave notice, pursuant to standing order 62(a), of an amended form of motion 3, Select Committee into alternate approaches to reducing illicit drug use and its effects on the community, as follows —

(1)  A select committee examining alternate approaches to reducing illicit drug use and its effects on the community is established.

(2)  The select committee is to inquire into and report on —

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