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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 8 Hansard (24 August) . . Page.. 3747..


(5) No.

(6) Yes, the Government is aware of the vandalised and incomplete structure at 38 Bizant Street Amaroo.

(a) The Government has been aware of this block since January 2006;

(b) The Government has worked with the lessee to progress the site over a number of years;

(c) ESDD has been in contact with the lessee at various times during the period of non-compliance; and

(d) The property remains in breach of the crown lease. There is a current investigation over this site which may result in the commencement of formal enforcement action should the lessee fail to comply with ESDD directions.

(7) Yes, the Government is aware of the incomplete development at 60 Torrens Street, Braddon.

(a) The Government has been aware of this block since November 2005;

(b) The Government has worked with the lessee to progress the site over a number of years;

(c) ESDD has been in contact with the lessee at various times during the period of non-compliance; and

(d) The property remains in breach of the crown lease. There is a current investigation over this site which may result in the commencement of formal enforcement action should the lessee fail to comply with ESDD directions.

Canberra Hospital—ambulance bypass (Question No 2409)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 5 June 2012:

(1) What is the total number of times in the last calendar year that The Canberra Hospital (TCH) Emergency Department has declared itself on ambulance bypass.

(2) If TCH has not declared itself to be on ambulance bypass, what is the total number of times in the last calendar year where they were unable to accept patients arriving by ambulance.

(3) What was the duration of each of the incidences and the reason why the hospital declared itself on hospital bypass, for all incidences referred to in part (1).

(4) What was the reason why TCH was unable to accept patients arriving by ambulance, for all incidences referred to in part (2).

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

(1) In 2011, the Canberra Hospital Emergency Department implemented "ambulance bypass"(i.e. stable patient redirection) on thirteen occasions, equating to twenty-five hours and twenty minutes in total.


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