ACT Legislative Assembly Hansard


Advanced search

Next page . . Previous page . . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search

Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 6 Hansard (6 May) . . Page.. 2010..


(2) If programs exist, how are they being implemented.

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

(1) As stated in the answer to QON 324, the Farm's healing approach will attempt to foster reconnection to Aboriginal cultural values and beliefs, family and social networks.

It is anticipated that cultural education programs will form an integral part of this approach. ACT Health has already begun to address this need by funding Gugan Gulwan to provide culturally significant outings and camps for young people accessing the substance abuse program.

Health-radiation therapists

(Question No 330)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 17 March 2005:

(1) How many full time equivalent (FTE) radiation therapists are currently working in the ACT;

(2) How does the FTE figure for radiation therapists currently compare to the average figure of FTE radiation therapists for (a) 2003-04, (b) 2002-03 and (c) 2001-02.

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

(1) The current number of full time equivalent (FTE) radiation therapists at The Canberra Hospital is 23.12, with 2.32 FTEs being made up by casual employees.

(2) The number of FTEs for radiation therapists is 2003-04 was 18.84, in 2002-03 was 16.84 and in 2001-02 was 17.28. These figures demonstrate that there has been a significant increase in the number of radiation therapists at The Canberra Hospital since 2001.

Hospitals-capital works

(Question No 332)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 17 March 2005:

In relation to new works in the capital works budget, for the

(a) Bush Healing Centre;

(b) New Psychiatric Secure unit;

(c) Mental Health Forensic Centre; and

(d) Adolescent Mental Health Services Infrastructure Plan projects:

(i) how much of the funding allocated to each project has been expended to date;

(ii) what has been delivered for the expenditure to date on each project;

(iii) have any of these projects been finalised; if so, which ones and when; if not, why not and when will they be completed;


Next page . . Previous page. . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search


If you have special accessibility requirements in accessing information on this website,
please contact the Assembly on (02) 6205 0439 or send an email toOLA@parliament.act.gov.au
Accessibility | Copyright and Disclaimer Notice | Privacy Policy
© Legislative Assembly for the ACT