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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 2 Hansard (4 March) . . Page.. 422..

MS GALLAGHER (continuing):

identified a delay in securing the requisite chemotherapy supplies due to a stock ordering mistake by staff. As a result, a revised system of communication and ordering has been put in place. I am further advised there have been no further instances of this type of delay and this was a result of an ordering mistake, not of any funding or supply shortfall issues.

I am also advised that, notwithstanding the inconvenience to the patient, there was no adverse clinical outcome because of the delay. I can also advise that I have no record of any correspondence from this family, and I have no record of any correspondence from Mrs Burke, to which to respond. But I will arrange today for a full debrief for the family. I apologise, again, if I undertook to get back to the family, but I never had any details of how to get back to them. But if I undertook to get back to that family and I did not, I will arrange today for a full briefing for that family.


Mr Speaker presented the following papers:

Study trips—Reports by—

Mr Pratt MLA—Menzies Research Centre delegates—Sydney, 1-3 June 2007.

Mr Seselja MLA—Meeting of all State and Territory Liberal Leaders—Melbourne, 21 January 2008.

Mr Smyth MLA—Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, 27 October to 7 November 2007.

Mr Stefaniak MLA—Meeting of State and Territory Shadow Ministers for the

Environment, Water and Climate Change—Melbourne, 21-22 January 2008.

Executive contracts

Papers and statement by minister

MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Business and Economic Development, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, Minister for the Arts): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Public Sector Management Act, pursuant to sections 31A and 79—Copies of

executive contracts or instruments—

Long-term contracts:

Anthony John Polinelli.

Daniel James Stewart, dated 25 January 2008.

Gary Byles, dated 29 January 2008.

Helen Child, dated 6 February 2008.

James Henry, dated 30 January 2008.

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