Media release - Public hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic response - Friday 22 May


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 Friday 22 May 2020 the Committee will hear from the following witnesses:

WITNESS

TIME

  • Catholic Education Office
  • Mr Ross Fox, Director

10.00am-10.20am

  • Association of Parents and Friends of ACT Schools
  • Ms Jennifer Rickard, Executive Officer

10.20am-10.40am

  • Australian Education Union ACT Branch
  • Glenn Fowler, Secretary

10.40am-11.00am

BREAK 11.00am – 11.15am

  • Association of Independent Schools ACT
  • Mr Andrew Wrigley,   Director

11.15am-11.35am

  • ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Association
  • Ms Kristy   McGovern-Hooley, President
  • Ms Veronica Elliott,   Policy Officer

11.35am-11.55am

BREAK 11.55am – 2:00pm

  • Chief Minister, Mr Andrew Barr MLA

2.00pm-3.00pm

CLOSE 3.00pm

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.

Thursday 21 May 2020

STATEMENT ENDS