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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 27 October 2011) . . Page.. 5146 ..


the Auditor-General in relation to the audit report on 7 September 2010 and a submission from the government dated 28 February 2011.

At this stage the committee has resolved to make no further inquiries into the audit report. However, the committee has written to the responsible minister to seek an update on progress with regard to the implementation of recommendations agreed to or agreed to in part and on the review of the think water, act water strategy. The committee has also written to the Standing Committee on Climate Change, Environment and Water to bring this report to its attention.

On 29 October 2010 Auditor-General’s report No 8 of 2010, Delivery of mental health services to older persons, was referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts for inquiry. The audit report presented the results of a performance audit that reviewed ACT Health’s delivery of mental health services to older persons in the community. The audit focused on ACT Health’s capability and capacity to meet the mental health needs of older persons in the territory and assessed the administrative, operational and governance arrangements for the delivery of these services.

The committee received a briefing from the Auditor-General in relation to the audit report on 10 February 2011 and a submission from the government dated 4 March 2011. In its submission the government agreed with all 16 recommendations and indicated that action had commenced in response to several recommendations.

The committee has resolved to make no further inquiries into the audit report. However, the committee has written to the responsible minister to seek an update on progress with regard to implementation of the recommendations. The committee has also written to the Standing Committee on Health, Community and Social Services to bring the report to its attention.

On 17 January 2011 Auditor-General’s report No 1 of 2011, Waiting lists for elective surgery and medical treatment, was referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts for inquiry. The audit report presented the results of a performance audit that reviewed ACT Health’s management of waiting lists for elective surgery and medical treatment—non-emergency medical procedures—across ACT public hospitals.

The committee received a briefing from the Auditor-General in relation to the audit report on 24 February 2011 and a submission from the government dated 22 July 2011. The committee has resolved to inquire further into the report and is expecting to report to the Assembly as soon as practicable.

On 24 February 2011 Auditor-General’s report No 2 of 2011, Residential land supply and development, was referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts for inquiry. The audit report presented the results of a performance audit that reviewed the processes for supplying and developing land for residential purposes and their effectiveness in delivering government objectives.

The committee received a briefing from the Auditor-General in relation to the audit report on 9 August 2011 and a submission from the government dated 12 July 2011.


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