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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 07 Hansard (Thursday, 1 July 2010) . . Page.. 3285 ..

(2) What joint analysis about the future of health funding have been completed by these departments.

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

(1) The circumstance of the Treasurer holding another portfolio responsibility is not unusual in the ACT. Treasury works with ACT Health on a wide range of policy and financial issues. Treasury follows the same processes and protocols in communicating with ACT Health as it does with all other ACT Government Departments.

(2) ACT Treasury has worked closely with ACT Health on many aspects of the future of health funding. Recent collaborations include preliminary costings of the National Health Reforms, reviewing and assisting with the development of the Capital Asset Development Plan (CADP), representation on the CADP Steering Committee and the Redevelopment Committee, and reviewing ACT Health 2010 11 Budget proposals.

Treasury also works with the Department regularly and provides input to the development of Cabinet Submissions on policy and legislative proposals, which may or may not have funding implications.

Public service—staffing(Question No 876)

Mr Smyth asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 25 March 2010 (redirected to the A/g Treasurer):

(1) In relation to each board, committee, advisory council or committee, or similar within the Minister’s portfolio, including statutory authorities, government owned corporations and government business enterprises, what is the (a) name of each body and (b) each body’s function or role.

(2) What are the names, positions and qualifications of the members of each body referred to in part (1) and when do their terms expire.

(3) How many vacancies are currently carried on each body and how long have those vacancies remained unfilled.

(4) When will the vacancies referred to in part (3) be filled.

(5) What is the remuneration of each member of each body, annual or per diem as appropriate.

(6) What are the allowances of each member of each body.

(7) Which members of each body are required to travel to Canberra in order to participate in meetings.

(8) What is the cost, on average, per body meeting for those members to travel to Canberra to attend body meetings.

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