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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 5 Hansard (2 May) . . Page.. 1817..


MR COE: Supplementary, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Yes, Mr Coe.

MR COE: Minister, given that temporary traffic management plans are required and are submitted to TAMS and listed on the TAMS website, surely that information should be available and should be published on the website so that all concerned constituents can see them. Why is that not the case?

MR CORBELL: I think Mr Coe just indicated that they were published on the TAMS website.

Mr Coe: No, the forms are available.

MR CORBELL: I will need to take some advice in relation to that matter, but again this comes back to what requirements were imposed on the developer as a condition of the approval in terms of the communications with other affected parties, other affected leaseholders and so on. I refer Mr Coe to my previous answer: I will seek further advice in relation to what conditions were imposed in this case and whether there are further steps that could potentially be taken.

MS BRESNAN: Supplementary, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Yes, Ms Bresnan.

MS BRESNAN: To the relevant minister: how will the government ensure that any parking on the oval behind the Griffith shops, as a developer has proposed, does not damage or block access to the oval?

MR CORBELL: Any temporary parking arrangements that would be made on public land would require the approval and consent of the territory down to the particular arrangements that were proposed. So those are the types of factors that would normally be taken into account in dealing with that type of proposal.

Canberra Hospital—emergency department data

MR SMYTH: My question is to the Minister for Health. Minister, on 30 March 2011, following a quarterly health report in which you stated that access to health care had increased, despite increasing emergency department waiting times and elective surgery waiting lists, the Assembly called for you to, and I quote from the motion, "provide a more accurate and honest summation of public health services". Minister, how can you possibly say that your publication of manipulated emergency department data is a "more accurate and honest summation of public health services"?

MS GALLAGHER: There is the classic Liberal twist. As I recall that issue, it related to a media release where the Greens and the Liberals decided that they wanted to direct me about what I was to put in media releases accompanying the issuing of that performance report—


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