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14 September 2011

593  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program, (a) what are the 10 program objectives, and (b) according to the latest quarterly report for each of the 15 operational clinics, have each of these objectives been met; if not, what progress has each clinic made against each objective.

594  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the 64 clinics under the GP Super Clinics Program, how many (a) funding agreements have (i) concluded, (ii) specified a date for practical completion, and (b) organisations achieved practical completion of the works on or before the original specified date for practical completion.

595  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program and the funding agreements for such clinics, on how many occasions have organisations proposed variations (a) to the works, and for each occasion, (i) what was the reason provided by the organisation, and (ii) was consent in writing provided by the Commonwealth, and (b) which would have an effect on the (i) timeframes for completion of the works, and (ii) timeframe for the date of practical completion.

596  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the Deliverables and Milestone Schedule in Annexure A of the funding agreement template for the GP Super Clinics Program, (a) on how many occasions has an organisation failed to meet a deliverable or milestone by the date specified in its funding agreement, and (b) how many clinics have failed to meet the following milestones as specified in their funding agreements: (i) execution, (ii) tenure, (iii) project commencement, (iv) seeking regulatory approvals, (v) construction tender, (vi) award of tender, (vii) approval to commence construction, (viii) construction commencement, (ix) financial acquittals and report, (x) midpoint of construction, (xi) start up and operational arrangements, (xii) notification of practical completion, and (xiii) report of completion of works.

597  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the GP Deliverables and Milestone Schedule in the funding agreement template for the GP Super Clinics Program, how many clinics have met the following milestones as specified in their original funding agreement on or before the date specified: (a) execution, (b) tenure, (c) project commencement, (d) seeking regulatory approvals, (e) construction tender, (f) award of tender, (g) approval to commence construction, (h) construction commencement, (i) financial acquittals and report, (j) midpoint of construction, (k) start up and operational arrangements, (l) notification of practical completion, and (m) report of completion of works.

598  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program, how many clinics (a) have provided to the Commonwealth a commencement of services/formal launch timeline by the date specified in their original funding agreement, (b) have commenced services on or before the date specified in their original commencement of services timeline, and (c) have held a formal launch on or before the date specified in their original formal launch timeline.

599  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program, how many (a) GP presentations were made at the operational clinics in June and July 2011, and (b) nursing and allied health presentations were made at the operational clinics.

600  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of each operational clinic under the GP Super Clinics Program, what (a) is the total number of (i) medical professionals, and (ii) allied health professionals, providing services, (b) are the hours of operation, and (c) is the bulkbilling policy.

601  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the GP Super Clinics Program, as at 31 July 2011, how many (a) GPs, (b) allied health workers, (c) practice nurses, and (d) GP Registrars, were working in operational clinics.

602  DR SOUTHCOTT: To ask the Minister for Health and Ageing—In respect of the 64 clinics under the GP Super Clinics Program, how many had or have a date of practical completion in their original funding agreement which fell or falls in (a) 2007-08, (b) 2008-09, (c) 2009-10, (d) 2010-11, (e) 2011-12, (f) 2012-13, (g) 2013-14, and (h) 2014-15.