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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 14 Hansard (11 December) . . Page.. 5346..


Mental health

(Question No 1213)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice:

In relation to an upgrade of safety features in mental health:

(1) As at the end of the September 2003-04 quarter $16 000 was expended on this project. What was delivered for this expenditure;

(2) This project has a completion date of October 2003, has this project been completed;

(3) If yes to (2) will the $4 000 remainder of funds be rolled over. If no to (2) what will the remaining $4 000 be expended on and why has the project not been completed yet.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is:

(1) A feasibility study into improvements to the courtyard area of the Mental Health Facility at Calvary to make the area safe.

(2) The project has been completed.

(3) The balance of funds will be redirected to other Calvary projects if necessary, subject to Department of Treasury approval.

Watson Hostel and Howard Florey Centenary House

(Question No 1214)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice:

In relation to feasibility studies:

(1) Why are feasibility studies being undertaken regarding (a) Watson Hostel and (b) Howard Florey Centenary House;

(2) What does the government envision for these two sites;

(3) The Watson Hostel feasibility study was meant to commence in September, has this occurred?

(4) Have any dollars been spent on either project as at 10 December 2003;

(5) When will these feasibility studies be completed?

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is:

(1)(a) Watson. To examine the options for upgrading the buildings or relocating services to a possible new location.


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