Corrective Services

HEALTH CARE — PEOPLE IN CUSTODY

HON ALISON XAMON (North Metropolitan) [10.22 am] — without notice : I move —

That this Council —

(a) recognises the health needs of men, women and children in Western Australian prisons and in Banksia Hill Detention Centre;

(b) acknowledges that people in custody are entitled to receive the same level of access and quality of health care as the general population;

(c) notes that prisoners and young people in detention are excluded from Medicare; and

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