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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 7 Hansard (26 June) . . Page.. 2722..


locations in the ACT. There is an on-the-spot fine of $600.00 for corporations caught lighting or maintaining open air fires. They may have a fire to keep warm provided it is in a properly constructed fire place and only seasoned timber is used as fuel.

(3) Developers at Kate Crace Place in Gungahlin had no authority granted to burn off.

(4) Residents should report incidents involving the burning of rubbish to Environment ACT on 6207 9777 (BH) or 132281 (AH)

Canberra Hospital-bulk billing

(Question No 805)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice:

In relation to the Canberra Hospital:

(1) How much money was bulk billed at The Canberra Hospital in (a) 2000﷓01, (b) 2001-02, and (c) as at 25 June in 2002-03;

(2) How was this money disbursed or expended by the hospital in (a), (b) and (c) above.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is:

(1) Bulk billing of services provided at Canberra Hospital is co-ordinated and processed in two areas, Patients Office and the Pathology Dept.

Patients Office

Bulk billed at TCH - Patients Office

Scheme A

Scheme B &C & AWA

Total

2000-01:

274,289

4,156,622

4,430,911

2001-02:

508,413

4,327,646

4,836,059

As at 30 June in 2002-03:

819,713

4,011,384

4,831,097

ACT Pathology

Bulk billed at TCH - ACT Pathology

2000-01:

2,896,649

2001-02:

3,489,638

As at 25 June in 2002-03:

3,976,726

Total Patients Office and ACT Pathology

(a)

2000-01:

7,327,560

(b)

2001-02:

8,325,697

(c)

As at 30 June in 2002-03:

8,807,823

(2) (a) (b) and (c)

TCH

All Private Practice Revenue that is billed by TCH, including bulk billings, is initially recorded under the names of individual Senior Medical Officers. It is then distributed in the following ways:


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