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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 14 Hansard (11 December) . . Page.. 5348..


Hospitals-capital works

(Question No 1216)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice:

In relation to capital works projects at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital:

(1) Of the new works listed under the Canberra Hospital in the September Quarterly Capital Works Progress Report 2003 which of these projects have commenced (given many had August start dates) and of those projects how many dollars were expended on each project as at 10 December 2003;

(2) Have any capital works projects listed under the Canberra Hospital in the September Quarterly Capital Works Progress Report 2003 been completed, if so, which projects;

(3) Of the new works listed under Calvary Public Hospital in the September Quarterly Capital Works Progress Report 2003 which of these projects have commenced (given many had July start dates) and of those projects how many dollars were expended on each project as at 10 December 2003;

(4) Have any capital works projects listed under the Calvary Public Hospital in the September Quarterly Capital Works Progress Report 2003 been completed, if so, which projects.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is:

(1) a. Signage Project. Procurement of Consultancy services underway in the first quarter as anticipated. Design has commenced. Documentation is due in January in accordance with the project delivery plan. No expenditure has been recorded against this project as at 10 December. Significant expenditure is forecast in the third and final quarter of 2003/04.

b. Pain Management Clinic. Procurement of Consultancy services underway in the first quarter as anticipated. Design is completed and approved. Documentation is underway for commencement of construction in March 2004 in accordance with the project delivery plan. No expenditure has been recorded against this project as at 10 December. Significant expenditure is forecast in the third and final quarter of 2003/04.

c. Refurbishment of Paediatrics. Procurement of Consultancy services underway in the first quarter as anticipated. Design has commenced. Documentation is due in January in accordance with the project delivery plan. No expenditure has been recorded against this project as at 10 December. Significant expenditure is forecast in the third and final quarter of 2003/04.

d. Minor New Works Projects. Procurement of Consultancy services underway in the first quarter as anticipated. All Minor projects are in design phase in accordance with the project plan. The emergency power upgrade project construction commenced in November, all other project will commence early in the third quarter and will be completed in the fourth quarter. No expenditure has been recorded against these projects as at 10 December.

(2) There have not been any projects completed.


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