Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 5 Hansard (10 May) . . Page.. 1845 ..
The design for the Dudley Street upgrade and Canberra Brickworks Precinct access road also includes a traffic study.
This lead to an additional traffic study being undertaken for the intersections of Novar Street/Kent Street/Dudley Street/Adelaide Avenue on-ramp, Kent Street/Adelaide Avenue off-ramp and Kent Street/Denison Street as part of the Concept Design Report for future planning associated with signalisation of these three intersections by Transport Canberra and City Services.
(2) The traffic studies detailed above considered options for traffic management in these locations as noted.
(4) The Mint Interchange study was undertaken by the former LDA in 2014 as part of the redevelopment proposal in the Yarralumla Brickworks. Due to a reduced development proposal at the Brickworks site, works proposed at the Mint Interchange have been deferred.
Canberra Hospital—drinking water (Question No 1031)
Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, upon notice, on 23 March 2018:
(1) What is the yearly average number of units of bottled water purchased for patients at The Canberra Hospital (TCH).
(2) What is the yearly average cost.
(3) Why is bottled water purchased instead of deploying re-usable water containers.
(4) Are there any plans to cease purchasing bottled water in favour of deploying re-usable water containers at TCH.
(5) What capital works are involved.
(6) What equipment purchases are involved.
(7) What is the timeline.
(8) What is the cost to the point of commissioning into use.
(9) What drinking vessels will be provided under a policy that deploys re-usable water containers.
(10) What is the forecast recurring cost, including, but not limited to, water, replacement containers, and drinking vessels.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
(1) For the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017, the average number of water bottles purchased yearly for patients at Canberra Hospital is 382,733.