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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 01 Hansard (Thursday, 11 February 2010) . . Page.. 411 ..


Public service—invoices(Question No 484)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Health, on 10 December 2009:

(1) How many small businesses provided goods or services to each department or agency in the Minister’s portfolio in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08 and (d) 2008-09.

(2) What was the total value of expenditure on goods or services provided to the Minister’s department or agency by small businesses in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08 and (d) 2008-09.

(3) What was the average length of time taken for the Minister’s department or agency to pay invoices received from small businesses for goods or services.

(4) What percentage of invoices from small businesses for goods or services provided to the Minister’s department or agency were paid within (a) 14, (b) 30 and (c) 45 days.

Ms Gallagher: I am advised that the answer to the member’s question is

(1) I am advised that this information cannot be provided as the Department’s financial system does not distinguish payments made to small businesses opposed to any other creditors.

(2) See response to part 1.

(3) See response to Part 1.

(4) See response to Part 1.


Public service—invoices(Question No 485)

Mr Seselja asked the Attorney-General, on 10 December 2009:

(1) How many small businesses provided goods or services to each department or agency in the Minister’s portfolio in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08 and (d) 2008-09.

(2) What was the total value of expenditure on goods or services provided to the Minister’s department or agency by small businesses in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08 and (d) 2008-09.

(3) What was the average length of time taken for the Minister’s department or agency to pay invoices received from small businesses for goods or services.

(4) What percentage of invoices from small businesses for goods or services provided to the Minister’s department or agency were paid within (a) 14, (b) 30 and (c) 45 days.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:


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