Questions

Question: Gonski School Funding

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 14:55 ): My question is to the Minister for Education. Has the total amount of additionality funding delivered under the Gonski agreement in 2014 and 2015 been delivered to schools? 

 

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Question: behaviour support coaches

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 15:03 ): My question is to the Minister for Education and Child Development. How many students across South Australia have been identified with such behavioural management problems that the assistance of the department's 'behaviour support coaches' is required? Are these 'behaviour support coaches' teachers, social workers or do they have other qualifications? 

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Question: School Safety

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 15:03 ): My question is to the Minister for Education and Child Development. What steps is the government going to take to provide a safer environment for teachers and students in our classrooms given the increase in assaults on teachers by students, from 231 in 2012 to 549 in 2015?

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Question: Cost of Moving Year 7 into High School

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 15:21 ): My question is to Minister for Education and Child Development. On what basis have successive Labor Party education ministers claimed the cost of moving year 7 into high school would be $300 million? The department today has announced that it does not know what the capacity enrolment levels for our schools are. 

 

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Question: Aboriginal Artefacts Storage

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 14:50 ): My question is to the Minister for the Arts. What steps will the government take to ensure that our museum's priceless collection of 60,000 Aboriginal cultural artefacts will be protected in adequate storage conditions?

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Question: Relocation of 300 DECD Staff

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 14:49 ): My question is to the Minister for Education and Child Development. Has the government completed its relocation of 300 central office staff 'to work directly with schools', and where are those staff based? On 28 August last year, the department issued a media release which claimed the government would be 'relocating 300 staff from central office to work directly with schools to improve program delivery and teaching practices'. 

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Question: Extra Carers Required so Children Aren't Left Alone Overnight

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 14:29 ): Supplementary: how many extra carers would be required to ensure that no children are left alone overnight in institutions, in emergency settings or the other institutions, residential care? 

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Question: Emergency Accommodation from SA Water

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 15:00 ): Supplementary, sir: in the Premier's answer, he referred to those residents who have emergency accommodation. Can the Premier confirm that residents who have been forced out of their homes will, in fact, be supported with emergency accommodation for the duration until their homes have been repaired?

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Question: Adelaide Festival's Funding

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 15:11 ): My question is to the Minister for the Arts. Is the government cutting the Adelaide Festival's funding by a million dollars or not?

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Question: Hoax Bomb Threat of Schools

Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 16:11 ): My question is to the Minister for Education and Child Development. Of the 20 schools that received hoax bomb threats last week, how many of those schools did not have SMS communication systems in place in order to keep parents informed about such emergency situations?

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