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Coroner's Act In the Matter of the Coroner's Findings and Recommendations into the death of Briony Anne Goodsell pursuant to section 46B dated 30 August 2010



Coroner's Act In the Matter of the Coroner's Findings and Recommendations into the death of Briony Anne Goodsell pursuant to section 46B dated 30 August 2010

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ATTACHMENTB Acting Chief Executive Goyder Centre 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston Postal address PO Box 496 PALMERSTON NT 0831 Tel 08 8999 3662 Fax 08 8932 3849 Email diana.leeder@nt.gov Our ref M10085PW Your ref A/ ttepaitiTieriolJusto ? 0 JUl 2010 <1 A i? The Hon Delia Lawrie MLA Attorney General GPO Box 3146 DARWIN NT 0800 CO I'' CO V.O '-oExecclNe j o\ocr' ) Dear Attorney General I refer to your letter dated 27 April 2010 regarding the Coroner's findings dated 13 April 2010 in respect of the death of Briony Anne Goodsell. As you noted, the Coroner recommended that: ... the increased public safety measures which are set out in detail in sections 4.4-4.6 of the Management Program for the Saltwater Crocodile in the Northern Territory of Australia 2009-2014 are resourced and implemented in accordance with that program. I have enclosed a statement of the specific actions the Department is taking, has taken or will be taking with respect to the Coroner's recommendation. ) In particular, since the Coroners findings: The Department received a commitment from Cabinet for an additional $190 000 per annum to expand the crocodile management in the Darwin region. The Department will receive recurrent funding of $75 000 per annum to continue the CROCWISE public awareness program. e The Department also sought expressions of interest to gauge the skills and capacity within the private sector to deliver crocodile management and has now issued a select tender document for "Darwin Harbour crocodile trap baiting, clearing, maintenance and cleaning fora period of 12 months to further assess the viability of this approach. The tender document was issued on 23 June 2010 and closed on 9 July 2010. * vww i i * (jov.-m/m eta mailto:diana.leeder@nt.gov

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