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Monday, 7 September 2009
Page: 5846


Senator Ronaldson asked the Minister representing the Minister for Health and Ageing, upon notice, on 10 June 2009:

Can a list be provided of contracts awarded to: (a) the Boston Consulting Group; and (b) the Allen Consulting Group, by the department and/or any of its agencies, of any value, between 1 January 2008 and 31 May 2009, including the value and primary deliverable of the contract?


Senator Ludwig (Special Minister of State and Cabinet Secretary) —The Minister for Health and Ageing has provided the following answer to the honourable senator’s question:

(a)   Boston Consulting Group was not awarded any contracts by the Department and/or any of its agencies for the period 1 January 2008 to 31 May 2009.

(b)   Allen Consulting Group was awarded five contracts by the Department and/or any of its agencies for the period 1 January 2008 to 31 May 2009, as identified below:

Agency

Purpose

Value

Department of Health and Ageing

Professional Services - Review of the ‘Other Medical Practitioners’ Programs

$163,221.00

Department of Health and Ageing

Development of a business model for an Australian Clinical Dosimetry Centre

$130,495.00

Department of Health and Ageing

National partnership agreement on Community Mental Health Project

$36,828.00

Department of Health and Ageing

Review of the Training for Procedural General Practitioners Program

$63,820.00

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

Regulatory impact statement for the final draft Radiation Protection Standard for Limits and Precautionary Measures for Reducing Exposure to Electric and Magnetic Fields - 0 Hz TO 3 KHz

$22,000.00