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Thursday, 17 November 1983
Page: 2937

Question No. 463


Mr Blanchard asked the Minister representing the Minister for Social Security, upon notice, on 7 September 1983:

(1) Which organisations in Western Australia received grants towards the cost of (a) sheltered workshops and (b) activity therapy centres under the Handicapped Persons Assistance Act in 1982-83.

(2) In each case what was the amount contributed by the Department of Social Security.


Dr Blewett —The Minister for Social Security has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

Table I lists organisations which received funding for sheltered workshops and activity therapy centres in 1982-83.

Table II specifies the total assistance granted in 1982-83 to the organisations listed in Table I (under the Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974) in respect of all approved services they provide.

Table III lists all new projects and grants approved for funding in 1982-83, including grants for salaries, equipment, rent and capital projects.

TABLE I

ORGANISATIONS FUNDED FOR SHELTERED WORKSHOPS

Good Samaritan Industries

Good Sheperd Convent

Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Association of WA Inc

Royal WA Institute for the Blind

Slow Learning Children's Group of WA Inc

Spastic Welfare Association of WA Inc

Tuberculosis & Chest Association of WA Inc

ORGANISATIONS FUNDED FOR ACTIVITY THERAPY CENTRES

Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Assocation of WA Inc

Slow Learning Children's Group of WA Inc

Spastic Welfare Association of WA Inc

Richmond Fellowship of WA

Table II

HANDICAPPED PERSONS ASSISTANCE ACT

ASSISTANCE TO ORGANISATIONS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

OPERATING SHELTERED WORKSHOPS OR ACTIVITY THERAPY CENTRES1982-83

Amount Total Amount in in respect assistance respect of of activity 1982 -83 sheltered therapy for all workshops centres Organisation

funded services 1982-83 1982-83

$ $ $ Good Samaritan Industries Equipment 1,988 1,988 Rental 17,951 17, 951 Salaries 294,362 294,362 Nil Training Fee 500 500

314,801 314,801

Good Shepherd Convent Salaries 45,516 45,516 Nil

Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Association of WA Inc.

Equipment 30,863 30,863 . .

Rental 10,080 10,080 . . Salaries 612,678 541,635 71,043 Capital 364,385 364,385 . .

1,018,006 946,963 71,043

Richmond Fellowship of WA

Equipment 9,145 Nil Amounts in respect Salaries 31,564 of ATC approval

Maintenance 7,703 cannot be separated

as service operates 48,412 a fully integrated residential/ATC program .

Royal Western Australian Institute for the Blind

Equipment 23,100 23,100 Salaries 113,116 79,808 Nil Maintenance 4,440 . .

140,656 102,908

Slow Learning Children's Group of WA Inc.

Equipment 144,302 11,190 51,764 Rental 76,464 30,387 21,468 Salaries 2,666 ,836 115,851 903,022 Maintenance 39,961 . . 12,818 Capital 723,381 . . 521 ,699 Handicapped

Children's

Benefit 98,650 . . . .

3,749,594 157,428 1,510,771

Spastic Welfare Association of WA Inc.

Equipment 66,494 20,348 9,241

Rental 28,182 24,574 * Salaries 570,705 *78,371 *44,194 Maintenance 3,293 . . . . Capital 1,052,602 400,848 *

1,721,276 524,141 53,435

Tuberculosis and Chest Association of WA Inc.

Equipment 72,805 51,108 Rental 33,804 33,804 Salaries 235,669 210,036 Maintenance 2,493 1,310 Nil Capital 15,896 . . Training Fee 1,000 1,000

361,667 297,258

* Excludes administration staff.

* Included in figures for workshop as premises are shared.

Table 3

NEW PROJECTS APPROVED FOR FUNDING 1982-83

1. Projects requiring subsidy on buildings.

Fundings

approved

(estimate of

approvals in Organisation

Project

principle)

$ Human Resources Foundation Adult training centre Morley and Bayswater and Osborne Park

Rental

Salary

*7,174 *60,000 Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Association of Western Australia Inc

New sheltered workshop additional grant

Capital

366,445 Shire of Wongan-Ballidu Construction of children's hostel

Capital

Equipment

Salaries

106,506 16,000 *25,500 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Activity Therapy Centre conversion Fremantle Training Centre, Beaconsfield

Capital

Equipment

Salaries

291,018 19,795 *77,284 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Construct new premises for children's hostel Esperance

Capital

Equipment

49,600 8,000 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Construct new premises Rockingham Activity Therapy Centre

Capital

Equipment

274,000 18,400 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Rental of additional factory by Sheltered Workshop, Welshpool

Rental

*7,488 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Rental of additional administration offices West Perth

Rental

*5,720 Spastic Welfare Association of Western Australia Inc

Construct new Treatment and Training Centre, Coolbinia

Capital

650,000 Spastic Welfare Association of Western Australia Inc

Purchase of new sheltered workshop premises, Malaga 1st instalment (2nd instalment of grant approved for 1983-84, then brought forward to 1982-83-see below)

Capital

160,000 Tuberculosis and Chest Association of Western Australia Inc

Extensions to Florence Hummerston Hostel

Capital

Equipment

11,446 10,198

2. Projects originally approved for 1983-84 and brought forward to 1982-83

Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Association of Western Australia Inc

Sheltered workshop nursery project, Wanneroo

Rental

*13,440 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Purchase of 2 houses for community residential programme, High Wycombe

Capital

Equipment

55,480 2,815 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Construction of Stage II Bunbury Children's Hostel

Capital

Equipment

87,744 10,000 Spastic Welfare Association of Western Australia Inc

Purchase of new sheltered workshop premises, Malaga 2nd instalment (1st part of grant originally approved for 1982-83)

Capital

240,000

3. Projects approved for 1982-83 which did not involve subsidy on a building

Richmond Fellowship of Western Australia

Combined Activity Therapy and Residential Programme Delta Project, Bassendean

Salaries

*21,750 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Establishment of a Professional Programme Development and Evaluation Team

Salaries

Equipment

*25,208 1,200 Slow Learning Children's Group of Western Australia Inc

Citizen Advocacy Programme

Salaries

Equipment

*13,585 6,000 Servite College/Order of the Servants of Saint Mary

Training centre for children conducted jointly by Servite College and St Keiran' s Primary School

Salaries

*15,860

* Per annum.