Department of the Legislative Assembly

Consultancy Fees, Royal Darwin Hospital

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
11th Assembly


04/12/2008

41. Consultancy Fees, Royal Darwin Hospital

Mr Mills to MINISTER for Health

QUESTION
    1. What are the consultancy fees that will be paid to:
        (a) Jim O’Sullivan – chosen to oversee security issues at Royal Darwin Hospital; and
        (b) Ray Norman – selected to improve the way the Department responds to issues of concern and requests for information from statutory bodies?

    2. How long are each of the appointments for, what accommodation, transport, travel and expense allowances have been allocated to allow them to perform their tasks.

ANSWER


Answered on 22/04/2009
    1 What are the consultancy fees that will be paid to:
    (a) Jim O’Sullivan – chosen to oversee security issues at Royal Darwin Hospital

    Mr Jim O’Sullivan and Mr Peter Foster from The Consultancy Bureau Pty Ltd have been engaged to undertake the Security Audit at Royal Darwin Hospital. The Security Audit has two Phases. The Consultancy fee for Phase 1 is $39 600. The Consultancy fee for Phase 2 is $89 760.

    Phase 1 of consultation includes review of progress in relation to the Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner’s (HCSCC) report and review of Royal Darwin Hospital paediatric areas. It is intended Phase 2 will broaden the review to security arrangements on the hospital campus and other hospitals paediatric areas.

    (b) Ray Norman – selected to improve the way the Department responds to issues of concern and requests for information from statutory bodies?

    Mr Ray Norman will charge an hourly rate of $100 up to a maximum of $9 600.

    2 How long are each of the appointments for, what accommodation, transport, travel and expense allowances have been allocated to allow them to perform their tasks?

    Phase 1 of the Security Audit will be completed by 30 January 2009. Phase 2 will be completed by 30 March 2009. Expenses (accommodation, transport and travel) for the conduct of the Security Audit are estimated to be no more than $29,850.

    The Ray Norman Consultancy commenced on 12 January 2009 and was completed by 30 January 2009. There are no expenses for the conduct of the Ray Norman Consultancy.
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