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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 3021..


(b) 2010-11

(i) Revenue for children and young people under the age of 14 was $323,290.

(ii) Eligibility requires young people between 14 and 17 years of age to have a Centrelink Concession Card which entitles free dental treatment. Medicare Teen Dental Vouchers presented to the Dental Health Program returned a revenue from Medicare of $52,254.

(iii) Revenue for adults was $446,456.

(c) 2009-10

(i) Revenue for children and young people under the age of 14 was $296,839.

(ii) Eligibility requires young people between 14 and 17 years of age to have a Centrelink Concession Card which entitles free dental treatment. Medicare Teen Dental Vouchers began in the Dental Health Program in November 2009 with the revenue from Medicare at $32,759.

(iii) Revenue for adults was $462,402.

Government—spending (Question No 2341)

Ms Hunter asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 8 May 2012:

(1) In relation to the Treasury Directorate Annual Report 2010-2011, Volume 2, pages 320-323 and page 339 and with respect to the operating results for the Shared Services Centre for the financial year ended 30 June 2011, as an enabling service for ACT Government Directorates, why did three of the four Shared Services outputs operate at a surplus as opposed to a break even position.

(2) Did Procurement Support Services charge $22 273 million in fees to ACT Government directorates for user charges for the financial year ended 30 June 2011; if so, could the Treasurer describe the basis upon which Procurement Support Services charges ACT Government Directorates for the management of capital works user charges.

(3) Are user charges levied to ACT Government directorates for capital works projects based on actual costs to provide the service, as opposed to a derived or alternative cost allocation method.

(4) Are timesheets maintained by Procurement Support Services staff for each activity that they work on so that staffing costs can be allocated to capital works projects based on actual work performed; if not, how are staffing costs charged to capital works projects.

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

(1) All four Shared Services Business units produced better than budgeted results for 2010-11. Procurement, Finance and Human Resource Services produced larger operating surpluses than budgeted due to:

a. Higher Capital Works Procurement Fees due to higher levels of activity than expected by Procurement; and

b.


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