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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 2937..


(6) The cost of the provision of television services at the Canberra Hospital this financial year is approximately $26k based on service records of works undertaken.

(7) At present there is no cost to the ACT Health Directorate or to patients for the provision of television services at Calvary Hospital.

Health Directorate—health protection service (Question No 2245)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 2 May 2012:

(1) What is the total cost per annum to ACT Health for the Environmental Health Division's Health Protection Service.

(2) How many full-time equivalent (FTE) staff are employed in that branch.

(3) What are the different activities that branch performs and how many FTE staff are attached to each activity.

Ms Gallagher: I am advised that the answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The budget for this section for 2011/12 is $2,759,789.

(2) Currently there are 26.5 FTE employed.

(3) The Environmental Health Section undertakes the following activities:

Licensing, monitoring and enforcing public health legislation, including radiation protection, food safety, cooling towers and warm water systems, safety of recreation water and drinking water, and other factors that may impact upon public health.

The Section also provides the secretariat function to the Radiation Council and the Registrar of the Veterinary Surgeons Board.

Function Activity FTE Director Environmental Health Management 1 EH Inspections - Food Food inspections and regulation 9.5 EH Inspections - Environment Public Health inspections and regulation 4.5 Function Activity FTE Project / Policy Project and policy development 9 Radiation Safety Policy and regulation 2 Vetboard Registrar and secretariat 0.5

Canberra Hospital—meals (Question No 2246)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 2 May 2012:


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