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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 13 Hansard (14 December) . . Page.. 4240..


(4) What is the budgeted gross income, and net (after all costs) income, from the hospital pay parking arrangements for (a) The Canberra Hospital and (b) Calvary Hospital for (i) 2006-07 and (ii) outyears.

Ms Gallagher

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

(1) The full cost of implementing pay parking arrangements at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital was $1.078m and $0.411m respectively.

In addition, $0.380m was spent on the feasibility study for the introduction of pay parking and further car parking planning for the Canberra Hospital.

(2) The final budget for installation was determined during the planning phase and the costs referred to in (1) reflect decisions taken during the planning stage and included consideration of the method of collecting payment, the number of machines and the specific location of the car parks chosen for pay parking at the two sites.

(3) The budgeted operating and maintenance costs for the Canberra Hospital in 2006-07 and the outyears is $0.320m and $0.350m respectively.

The budgeted operating and maintenance costs for Calvary Hospital in 2006-07 and the outyears is $0.190m and $0.240m respectively.

In 2006/07 $1,950,000 has been allocated to provide additional parking adjacent to the Canberra Hospital site.

(4) The estimated revenue for the Canberra Hospital in 2006-07 is $0.990m with operating and maintenance costs of $0.320m. In 2007-08 and the outyears revenue is estimated at $1.125m with operating and maintenance costs of approximately $0.350m.

The estimated revenue for Calvary hospital in 2006-07 is $0.440m with operating and maintenance costs of $0.190m. In 2007-08 and the outyears revenue is estimated at $0.530m with operating and maintenance costs of approximately $0.240m.

Children—foster carers

(Question No 1323)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability and Community Services, upon notice, on 17 October 2006:

(1) When were the "charter of rights"and "code of practice for foster carers"developed and have they now been fully implemented; if they have not been fully implemented why not;

(2) What consultations took place to establish the charter and the code;

(3) What additional support has been provided to all carers and staff to improve the quality of care for children and young people in the ACT since the Vardon Report 2004.

Ms Gallagher

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

(1) This question refers to recommendation 8.12 of The Territory as Parent report. Government agreed in principle to implement this recommendation following


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