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Sarah's Soundbite: October

Across Victoria there is anticipation around reunions with family, friends and the activities we enjoy, with the COVID-19 vaccination rate rapidly closing in on 80 per cent and the state reopening.

Helpdesk Top 5: September

Read answers to top up your knowledge on COVID-19 vaccinations and other timely topics. Got a question on your mind? NDS members can ask the Helpdesk.

RC considers secure care houses in WA and NT

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The Royal Commission continued to examine the Kath French secure care facility in WA, comparing it to a similar facility in the NT in terms of purpose, criteria for entry and length of stay.

The Acting Director of Kath French said the facility was essentially a ‘circuit breaker’ with the primary goal of providing stability and reducing risk, and this was the reason for the standard 21-day admission period.

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