Department of the Legislative Assembly

Reports Produced

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


19/07/2005

169. Reports Produced

Ms Carney to MINISTER for Health

QUESTION
Reports Produced

1. Detail expenditure for your department in 2004/2005 on reports produced that have been either outsourced or produced internally including:
    a. What was the purpose of the reports;
    b. Who or what organisation prepared the reports;
    c. What was the cost of the report;
    d. Has the report or reports been tabled in Parliament; and
    e. What has been the outcome of those reports.

    ANSWER


    Answered on 20/02/2006

    1. Detail expenditure for your department in 2004/05 on reports produced that have been either outsourced or produced internally.
      Answer:
    Katherine Regional Plan
    Central Australian Regional Plan
    East Arnhem Plan
    DHCS Annual Report
    Renal Services Strategy
    Palliative Care Strategy
    Northern Territory Midwives Collection, Mothers and Babies 2000
    Mortality in the Northern Territory 1981-2000, Part 1: Key Indicators and Overview
    Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Northern Territory 1991-2001
    Northern Territory Cancer Registry Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting Procedures
    Investment Analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Program in the Northern Territory.
      2. What was the purpose of the reports?
          Answer:
      Each Regional Plan, Katherine, Central Australian and East Arnhem, is a blueprint for that area in providing health and community services
      The DHCS Annual Report meets Public Sector Employment & Management Act Section 28 requirements to provide the responsible Minister within three months with a report of departmental operations for the year
      Both Renal Services and Palliative Care Strategies provide strategic direction for the next five years.
      The Midwives Collection, Mortality NT, Cancer Incidence, Cancer Registry and Investment Analysis are primarily for policy makers and planning bodies.

      3. Who or what organisation prepared the reports?
          Answer:
          The Department of Health and Community Services
      4. What was the cost of the report?
          Answer:
      Katherine Regional Plan-750 copies costing $3458
      Central Australian Regional Plan-2500 copies costing $4907
      East Arnhem Regional Plan-500 copies costing $3504
      DHCS Annual Report 2003-04-1000 copies costing $19232
      Renal Services Strategy-300 copies costing $10258
      Palliative Care Strategy-300 copies costing $10258
      Northern Territory Midwives Collection, Mothers and Babies 2000-2002-200 copies
              costing $3294
      Mortality in the Northern Territory 1981-2000, Part 1: Key Indicators and Overview-200 copies costing $3001
      Northern Territory Cancer Registry Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting Procedures-200 copies costing $450
      Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Northern Territory 1991-2001-200 copies costing $676
      Investment Analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Program in the Northern Territory-200 copies nil cost.
        5. Which reports have been tabled in Parliament?
          Answer:
          DHCS Annual Report 2003-04

        6 What has been the outcome of those reports?
        Answer:
        All reports were distributed to interested individuals and agencies and listed on the DHCS
        Intranet Website.

        Departmental publications are listed on the DHCS Website www.nt.gov.au/health/publications.
          Last updated: 04 Aug 2016