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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 3 Hansard (22 March) . .

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I also note that a local Canberra company was chosen to deliver the Green Bins Pilot in Weston Creek and Kambah, and the subsequently expanded service across Tuggeranong.

Canberra Hospital—patient safety

Ms Fitzharris (in reply to a question by Mrs Jones on Wednesday, 14 February 2016):

1. ACT Health upholds a strong duty of care to patients at all times. It would not be appropriate to comment on the particular circumstances which gave rise to the Court's judgment.

ACT Health acknowledges his Honour's findings, a determination based on his view of the evidence as presented to the Court.

ACT Health—hospital capacity

Ms Fitzharris (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Mrs Dunne on Wednesday, 14 February 2018):

1. Yes.

2. Calvary Hospital does not use the Alert Level scale to initiate processes to assist with bed management and patient flow throughout the hospital, rather uses the recognised colour nomenclature 'Code Yellow'. The threshold criteria for a 'Code Yellow' at Calvary Hospital for bed management and patient flow aligns with the criteria of Alert Level 3 at Canberra Hospital.

3. Between 1 October 2017 and 14 February 2018, the Canberra Hospital was over 90 per cent capacity on 58 days.

Education—enrolment projections

Ms Berry (in reply to a supplementary question by Ms Lee on Thursday, 15 February 2016):

Neither Aranda Primary School nor Palmerston District Primary School are exceeding their capacities. A small number of schools operate close to capacity however all of these schools have enrolment management plans in place. These schools are always able to accept in-area enrolments. 2018 school capacity information will be published alongside school census data in April 2018.

Education—enrolment projections

Ms Berry (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Milligan on Thursday, 15 February 2018):

The Education Directorate publishes a school census document annually. The 2018 Census document will be available from the Education Directorate website by the end


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