Media release - Public hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic response - Friday 24 July 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 Friday 24 July 2020 the Committee will hear from the following witnesses:

No

Time

Witness(es)

1

10:20am – 10:40am

Conflict Resolution Service

  • Ms Mel Haley (CEO)

2

10:40am – 11:00am

Mental Illness Education ACT

  • Mrs Heidi Prowse (CEO)

11:00am – 2:30pm – BREAK

3

2:30pm – 3:30pm

ACT Minister for Health

  • Ms Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

4

3:30pm – 4:30pm

COVID-19 Local Business Commissioner

  • Mr Brendan Smyth

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 1253 or by email at: LACommitteeCOVID19@parliament.act.gov.au.

Thursday 23 July 2020

STATEMENT ENDS