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Notice given 19 June 2006

2080  Senator O’Brien: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Vocational and Technical Education—With reference to the Australian Government’s Australian Technical Colleges located in each of the following regions: (1) Central Coast Region (Gosford); (2) Hunter Region; (3) Illawarra Region; (4) Port Macquarie Region; (5) Western Sydney Region; (5) Darwin Region; (6) Gladstone Region; (7) Gold Coast Region; (8) North Brisbane Region; (9) North Queensland (Townsville) Region; (10) Adelaide North Region; (11) Adelaide South Region; (12) Spencer Gulf and Outback (Port Augusta/Whyalla) Region; (13) Northern Tasmania Region; (14) Gippsland (Bairnsdale/Sale) Region; (15) Bendigo Region; (16) Eastern Melbourne Region; (17) Geelong Region; (18) Sunshine Region; (19) Warrnambool Region; (20) Perth South Region; and (21) Pilbara Region: can the following be provided:

(a) details of board members, including name, role and current employment;

(b) the street address of the college;

(c) details of the quantum of rental paid and ownership of building used for the college;

(d) details of any renovations undertaken, including costs and name of the contractor; and

(e) details of any company appointed to audit college financial accounts or to assist with financial management.

2098  Senator McLucas: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs—

(1) How many young women: (a) under the age of 16 years; and (b) from 16 to 18 years, have claimed the Maternity Payment since its introduction.

(2) Has there been an increase in teenage pregnancies since the introduction of the Maternity Payment.

2100  Senator McLucas: To ask the Minister for Ageing—Can the following details be provided for each of the calendar years: (a) 2000: (b) 2001; (c) 2002; (d) 2003; (e) 2004; and (f) 2005:

(1) The average age of a resident on admission to a residential aged care facility in: (a) low care; and (b) high care.

(2) The average length of stay in a residential aged care facility in: (a) low care; and (b) high care.

(3) The average age of people at the point of receiving: (a) CACPs (Conditional Adjustment Payment); (b) EACH (Extended Aged Care at Home); and (c) EACHD (Extended Aged Care at Home with Dementia).

(4) The average period of time that people receive: (a) CACPs; (b) EACH; and (c) EACHD.