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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 10 Hansard (24 August) . . Page.. 4043..

Executive contracts

Paper and statement by minister

MR STANHOPE (Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Environment and Minister for Community Affairs). I present the following paper:

Public Sector Management Act, pursuant to sections 31A and 79-Copies of executive contracts or instruments-

Long-term contracts:

Ken Paulsen, dated 4 August 2004.

Ian Bennett, dated 4 August 2004.

Gerard Ryan, dated 20 July 2004.

Schedule D variations:

Philip Mitchell

I ask for leave to make a statement.

Leave granted.

MR STANHOPE: I present another set of executive contracts. These documents are tabled in accordance with sections 31A and 79 of the Public Sector Management Act, which require the tabling of all executive contracts and contract variations. Contracts were previously tabled on 17 August 2004. Today I present three long-term contracts and one contract variation, the details of which will be circulated to members.

Drug and alcohol program

Paper and statement by minister

MR CORBELL (Minister for Health and Minister for Planning) (3.31): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

ACT Health-Probity Review-ACT Drug and Alcohol Program-Internal Audit Review 2004/05-Final report, prepared by Acumen Alliance, dated July 2004.

I seek leave to make a statement.

Leave granted.

MR CORBELL: Mr Speaker, members will be aware that a range of issues was raised by Ms Kerrie Tucker in regard to the operation and management of the ACT alcohol and drug program. She raised these matters in correspondence with the Chief Minister on 28 June this year, including a range of allegations made anonymously in an attachment to her letter.

Given the gravity of the allegations made, ACT Health commissioned three separate external reviews:

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