Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (29 November) . . Page.. 5309 ..
ACT Health—governance (Question No 1993)
Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, upon notice, on 26 October 2018:
(1) Do the Director-General of ACT Health and the CEO of Canberra Health Services have overlapping reporting lines; if yes (a) to what extent do the reporting lines overlap, (b) what subject matter is involved and (c) how is workflow managed across the two agencies in relation to the preparation and analyse of, and responses to overlapping reports.
(2) Which official has ultimate responsibility for workflow management in relation to overlapping reports.
(3) Which official has ultimate responsibility for decision-making in relation to overlapping reports.
(4) What analysis has the Minister made as to the risk of administrative inefficiencies arising from the preparation and analysis of and responses to overlapping reports.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
1. The Director-General of ACT Health and the CEO of Canberra Health Services both report to the Head of Service, the Minister for Mental Health and the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.
2. Staff that work in the ACT Health Directorate all report through to the Director-General. Staff that work for Canberra Health Services all report through to the CEO. No staff members have dual reporting lines across directorates.
3. Not applicable. There are no overlapping reports between staff of the Director-General ACT Health and CEO CHS.
4. Not applicable.
5. Not applicable
Mental health—ministerial briefings (Question No 1994)
Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Mental Health, upon notice, on 26 October 2018:
(1) How many briefs were prepared for the Minister in relation to the period 1 October 2018 to the date on which this question was published in the Questions on Notice Paper by (a) ACT Health, (b) Canberra Health Services, (c) the Office for Mental Health and (d) a combination of two or more of these agencies.
(2) What topics were referenced in those briefs.