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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 3 Hansard (11 March) . . Page.. 1227..


(3) There is no formal arrangement, but the services are outlined in (1) above.

(4) (a) There are no differences to what is occurring in 2004 to what has occurred in 2003 or previous years.

(b) No arrangements have been changed.

(5) There is no formal arrangement. The decision of providing services to the Canberra Raiders home games is dependent on patronage and revenue.

(6) In 2004, ACTION Authority is providing shuttle services from interchanges to and from the Canberra Raiders home games charging each passenger. It will also provide "whole bus"charter services on demand.

(7) N/A

(8) At the conclusion of the 2003 season the Authority determined that for 2004 it would continue to provide the regular bus route services to Canberra Stadium via the route 80. However, it was also agreed that the Authority would need to review the pricing element of how it ran the special shuttle services from the interchanges to the games as it had made a loss in 2003. A review of special event ticketing is presently underway.

Doctors-elective surgery lists

(Question No 1340)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice:

(1) How many orthopaedic surgeons have public elective surgery lists in the ACT;

(2) How does this figure compare to the number of orthopaedic surgeons with public elective surgery lists in (a) March 2003 and (b) August 2003, please provide figures;

(3) How many of these orthopaedic surgeons have reached their full-year quotas for the 2003-04 year.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is:

(1) There are twelve orthopaedic surgeons with public elective surgery lists in the ACT.

(2) There were eleven orthopaedic surgeons with public elective surgery lists in March and August 2003.

(3) Three orthopaedic surgeons have reached their quota for joint replacement surgery at Calvary Hospital. TCH do not allocate orthopaedic quotas and are continuing to perform orthopaedic surgery.


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