Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 26 October 2017) . . Page.. 4542 ..
website. Directorates also publish details of contracts valued over $20,000 on the ACT Government Contracts Register that can be accessed via www.procurement.act.gov.au/contracts.
When a directorate or agency enters into a contract with a company (or other entity) it is a commercial arrangement to deliver a defined product or service. It is generally up to the head contractor to determine the number of workers required to complete the task(s) either through direct employment with the contractor themselves or through sub-contracting arrangements. Unless the contract explicitly specifies the number of staff to be engaged, the number of consultants or contractors engaged by directorates or agencies is not able to be measured.
(Question No 585)
Ms Lee asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 25 August 2017 (redirected to the Minister for Planning and Land Management):
(1) Has the Government discussed privatising or any other method of outsourcing parking enforcement on Territory land; if so, has the Government decided to proceed with privatising/outsourcing.
(2) Has the Government conducted any economic modelling on the privatisation or outsourcing of parking enforcement on Territory land; if so, what are the terms of this privatising/outsourcing.
Mr Gentleman: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Yes. The Government does not have plans for privatisation at this time.
(2) Preliminary analysis has been undertaken. No terms have been agreed as the Government does not have any plans for privatisation at this time.
(Question No 586)
Ms Lee asked the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, upon notice, on 25 August 2017:
(1) Did the Minister state in the answer to Question on Notice #69 in annual reports in March 2017 that “Housing ACT continues to makes these properties [in Oaks Estate] available at a subsidised rate to enable St Vincent de Paul to provide secure housing for vulnerable Canberrans with enduring mental health issues”; if so, does St Vincent de Paul still have the contract with the ACT Government to provide accommodation at Oaks Estate.
(2) Has the Oaks Estate Progress Association approached the Minister for a meeting to discuss the status of those tenants who were previously supported under the Samaritan Mental Health Accommodation Support Program.