Page 1569 - Week 05 - Thursday, 7 May 2015

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The main factor that determines how work is allocated to a sub-contractor is value for money. Value for money is measured by assessing the sub-contractors ability to perform the required service against the schedule of rates for maintenance services. In addition there is an assessment of the subcontractor’s capacity to complete the work within the expected timeframe. Performance and quality are also taken into account. The CSO provides the tenant with a job number and an approximate time for completion of the work.

Work allocated to Asset Services, a subsidiary of Spotless is mainly undertaken at older persons accommodation under the Older Persons Safety and Security program. This includes the installation of screen doors, peep holes, night latches, patio bolts and window locks.


Ms Berry (in reply to a question and a supplementary question by Ms Lawder and Mr Doszpot on Thursday, 26 March 2015): I attended barbecues hosted by Northside Community Services at Owen Flats on Friday 13 February 2015 and more recently on Friday 27 March 2015.

Transport—light rail

Mr Corbell (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Wall on Wednesday, 18 February 2015): The Capital Metro Agency’s budget is disclosed in the 2014-15 Budget Papers which are publicly available. From 1 July 2014 to 28 February 2015, the Capital Metro Agency incurred promotional costs of $226,034.

Canberra Hospital—planning

Mr Corbell (in reply to supplementary questions by Mr Coe and Mr Hanson on Tuesday, 24 March 2015): The Capital Asset Development Plan Project Definition Plan finalised in 2010 incorporated a conceptual site plan for the Canberra Hospital, which included a major clinical services block (labelled new Building 2/3).

This work has been furthered through a Design Options Study undertaken in 2010 and a Future Facility Profile completed in 2013.

In 2008 the ACT Government made public the “Your Health Our Priority” plan, the first stage of the project to upgrade health infrastructure. This included the overall plan to provide health services in the future to the:

• Canberra Hospital campus

• Calvary Hospital campus

• Mental Health services

• Community Based Services.

Feedback, ideas and input was welcomed from the public through the

Your Health – Our Priority website or via post.

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