63. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Corrective Services:
I refer to girls and young women accommodated at Banksia Hill Detention Centre (Banksia Hill) over the six month period from 1 December 2016 to 31 May 2017, and I ask:
(a) will the Minister please advise:
(i) the number of girls and young women accommodated at Banksia Hill during this period;
(ii) their ages;
(iii) how many were unsentenced; and
(iv) the average length of time they were in Banksia Hill;
(b) which programs were completed by girls and young women in Banksia Hill during this period;
(c) for each program, will the Minister please advise the number of girls and young women who completed the program during this period; and
(d) for each program, will the Minister please advise the name of the service provider who delivered th e program?
Hon Stephen Dawson replied:
The Department of Corrective Services advises:
(a) (i) 133 receptions with an average daily population of eight.
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(iii) 130 receptions.
(iv) 11 days per reception.
|(b) Program||(c) Number of girls||(d) Service Provider|
|Health In Health Out||6||Hepatitis WA|
|U Turn (Drug and alcohol counselling)||2||Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Services|
|Positive Communication Skills||45||Beyond YJS|
|Love BiTES||29||Beyond YJS|
|Wisdom In Your Life||7||Roslyn Snyder|
|A.L.E.R.T (Awareness and Links Enable Resilient Teams)||4||Beyond YJS|
|Girls Program||52||Youth Justice Psychological Services (internal)|