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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 7 Hansard (4 June) . .

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A B C Financial Year Available Beds ACT Population (as at June 30) 2012-13 986 374700 2011-12 939 367985 2010-11 926 361766 2009-10 907 354785 2008-09 875 348368 2007-08 851 342644 2006-07 785 335170 2005-06 714 331399

(1) (b) The ACT population used in the AIHW calculations for each of those years was obtained by the AIHW directly from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). As noted in AIHW reports, the Institute uses the estimated resident population as at 30 June for each financial year. The relevant totals are listed in column C above.

Canberra Hospital—Canberra Region Cancer Centre (Question No 413)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 6 May 2015:

In relation to the Canberra Region Cancer Centre at Canberra Hospital which opened in 2014; (a) Has all the capital funding allocated to the Canberra Region Cancer Centre in 2014-2015 now been spent, (b) What capital work budgeted for 2014-2015 remains not completed, (c) What has been the final additional cost to the ACT Government of the flooding incident, (d) How many acute, subacute and non-acute beds are now located in the Canberra Region Cancer Centre, (e) Have all oncology services previously located on the Canberra Hospital campus now been transferred to the new centre, and (f) If any oncology services remain in other buildings what are they and how many acute and sub-acute beds are located in those locations.

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

(a) The Canberra Region Cancer Centre planned works have been completed, and the project is currently in the Defects Liability Period. It is expected that the project will be financially complete in late 2015. The combined budget for the two phases of the project was $50,064,000 and expenditure to date is $50,020,000.

(b) All works budgeted and programmed for 2014-2015 have been completed.

(c) Total cost of the water leak rectification work has been $4,787,911 (ex GST). Of this cost $3,633,299 (ex GST) has been recovered under the Territory's contract works insurance policy. The balance of $1,154,612 will form part of the recovery action against the relevant trade contractor.

(d) None, the Canberra Region Cancer Centre only provides outpatient services.

(e) The new centre co-locates all clinicians and outpatient services. Inpatient services remain in Building 3.


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