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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1993 Week 08 Hansard (Tuesday, 17 August 1993) . . Page.. 2359 ..


MINISTER FOR HEALTH

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION

QUESTION NO. 750

Health Promotion Fund

Mr Cornwell - asked the Minister for Health:

In relation to the Health Promotion Fund -

(1) Why was $114 000 unspent in 1991-92 and has it been spent in 1992-93?

(2) If it has been spent how; and if not, why not?

(3) What was the $200 000 one-off appropriation for in 1992-93 and has it been spent?

Mr Berry - the answer to Mr Cornwells questions are:

(1) The Health Promotion Fund has the capacity w roll over unspent funds and make commitments for future years. The $114 000 was rolled over from the previous year and has subsequently been spent.

(2) The surplus funds have been spent across the program areas of the Health Promotion Fund

(3) The one-off allocation of $200 000 in 1992-93 was for stop smoking programs. All of

the monies are not yet spent but have been allocated to projects. The grants were

launched on World No-Tobacco Day, 31 May 1993.

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