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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 01 Hansard (Thursday, 11 February 2010) . . Page.. 423 ..


(2) What was the total value of expenditure on these consultants.

(3) How many of these consultants were small businesses and what was the total value of expenditure on consultants from these small businesses.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) Information on the number of consultants engaged for amounts over $20,000 are recorded in the following annual reports:

2005-06 — Page 253

2006-07 — Page 166

2007-08 — Page 207

2008-09 — Page 227

(2) The total value of expenditure for these consultants are as follows:

2005-06 — $1,527,540.69

2006-07 — $1,658,713.00

2007-08 — $ 462,869.00

2008-09 — $2,489,059.22

(3) I am advised that a small business is currently defined as one with the equivalent of 20 full-time staff. ACT Health does not collect data on the number of employees a business may employ.


Public service—consultants(Question No 507)

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

(1) How many consultants were employed by the Minister’s department in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08 and (d) 2008-09.

(2) What was the total value of expenditure on these consultants.

(3) How many of these consultants were small businesses and what was the total value of expenditure on consultants from these small businesses.

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

1. The Department records and reports on information regarding the use of consultants, contractors and service providers in accordance with the requirements of the Government Procurement Act 2001, the Government Procurement Regulation 2007 and the Chief Minister’s Annual Report Directions.

2. Information of consultant and contractor expenditure is available in the Department’s Annual Reports in the Supplies and Services Note that forms part of the Financial Report.

3. See response to part 1.



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