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11 October 2011

642  MR CHRISTENSEN: To ask the Minister for Health—In respect of the recent Health and Hospitals Fund, Round 3, did her department receive any applications from the Dawson electorate; if so, (a) can she indicate what projects they were for, and (b) were any such applications rejected; if so, on what grounds.

643  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program, (a) how many organisations have submitted an operational plan (i) on or before, or (ii) after, the date specified in the deliverables and milestones schedule of their funding agreement; and (b) on how many occasions has the Commonwealth notified an organisation that the operational plan (i) requires amendment, or (ii) is acceptable.

644  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program, which (a) clinics, and (b) organisations, have been required to amend their operational plan at the request of the Commonwealth.

645  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health—Which of the 64 GP Super Clinics have notified the Commonwealth in writing of a variation to works under their funding agreements which would or might reasonably be expected to have an effect on the: (a) price of the works, (b) timeframes for completion of the works, (c) date for practical completion of the works, (d) fitness of the works for the designated use, (e) project plan, (f) project budget, and (g) approvals obtained in relation to the works.

646  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health—Which of the 64 GP Super Clinics have received consent in writing from the Commonwealth for a variation to works under their funding agreements.

647  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health—How many (a) tier 1, and (b) tier 2, GP Aged Care Access Incentive payments have been made to a GP Super Clinic under the Practice Incentives Program.

648  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health—In respect of the Indigenous Health Incentive under the Practice Incentive Payment, how many (a) GP Super Clinics have received the registration payment, (b) registration payments have been made at a GP Super Clinic, and (c) outcomes payment (i) tier 1, and (ii) tier 2, have been made to a GP Super Clinic.

699   MR FLETCHER : To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy—In respect of the operations of Tasmania NBN Co. Limited, (a) what are the names of the directors, (b) on how many occasions in the last 12 months has the board met, (c) what sum in directorship fees is paid to each director, (d) does the company have any employees; if so, how many, and (e) what are the (i) annual employment costs, and (ii) activities of the company.

700   MR FLETCHER : To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy—In respect of each first release site for the National Broadband Network (ie, Scottsdale, Midway Point, Smithton, Brunswick, Townsville, Kiama, Armidale, Willunga), (a) how many premises were connected (i) overhead, and (ii) below ground, (b) of the premises connected below ground, (i) how many were connected via an existing Telstra duct, and (ii) in how many was new ducting or new underground trenching or boring required, (c) how many pits, if any, were required to be repaired or remediated, (d) in how many instances was it necessary to repair or remediate the Telstra copper connection after the installation of fibre, and (e) what was the cost of building the network (i) in total, (ii) per premises passed, and (iii) per premises connected.