Media release - Public hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic response - 28 May 2020


MEDIA RELEASE

Public hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic response

The Select Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic response will continue its public hearings into the ACT Government’s health and financial response and any other matter relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Thursday 28 May 2020 the Committee will hear from the following witnesses:

No

Time

Witness

Name

1

12:00pm - 13:00 pm

Minister for the Arts, Creative Industries and Cultural Events

Mr Gordon Ramsay MLA

13:00pm – 13:20pm – BREAK

2

13:20 pm - 13:40pm

Childers Group

Ms Julie Dyson and Ms Alison Plevey

3

13:40pm - 14:00pm

Canberra Artists Action Group

Mr Michael Sollis and team

4

14:00pm -14:20pm

CAT Awards

Mr Ian McLean (Judging panel member) and Ms Coralie Wood (Founder)

14:20pm – 14:30pm – BREAK

5

14:30pm - 14:50pm

Music ACT

Mr Daniel Ballantyne (Director)

6

14:50pm - 15:10pm

Beaver Galleries

Mr Martin Beaver

7

15:10pm - 15:30pm

The Basement

Mr Lance Fox

8

15:30pm – 16:30pm

Minister for Mental Health

Mr Shane Rattenbury MLA

The Committee will hold weekly public hearings, alternating between ACT Government officials and community groups, virtually via videoconference and live streamed to the public. The hearings can be viewed from the Assembly on Demand website.

The Select Committee was established by the Legislative Assembly on 2 April to provide oversight to the ACT Government’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The resolution establishing the Committee is available on the Committee’s website.

For further information please contact the Committee Secretary on (02) 6205 0129 or by email at: LACommitteeCOVID19@parliament.act.gov.au.

Wednesday 27 May 2020

STATEMENT ENDS