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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 7 Hansard (17 August) . . Page.. 2390..


(4) The table attached provides this information and is identified by the payment status of "Under Procurement'.

(5) Products identified were Medical, Surgical and OH&S equipment that has been procured or under procurement. The individual items are identified in the table attached.

(6) As items in the highest risk category are replaced other items continue to move into the highest risk category on an annual basis. Funding for replacement and new items is limited and the program is managed annually based on condition assessments, risk methodology and replacement prioritisation.

(A copy of the attachment is available at the Chamber Support Office)

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Public service-rental payments

(Question No 1117)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 10 May 2006:

(1) What agencies and units of ACT Government departments falling within your portfolio(s) currently rent space in ACT Government schools;

(2) How much rent is paid per annum by the agencies and units referred to in part (1).

Ms Gallagher

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) ACT Health does not rent space in ACT Government schools. ACT Health does, however, have a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Education to utilise space within 10 primary schools for use as child health clinics. These are listed in the attachment. (A copy of the attachment is available at the Chamber Support Office).

(2) ACT Health does not pay for leasing these areas but it is responsible for all outgoings i.e. electricity, fit outs and repairs and maintenance within the relevant area of the facilities.

Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders-dental health

(Question No 1144)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 11 May 2006:

(1) What proportion has been expended to date this financial year of the $222,000 allocated for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dental Health Program in the 2005-06 Budget;

(2) What has been delivered for this expenditure to date this financial year on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dental Health Program;

(3) Is the Dental Health Program now being operated by the Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service; if so, (a) when did Winnunga take over operations and (b) how many indigenous people in Canberra have accessed this new service; if not, why not, and when will Winnunga take over operations.


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