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Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into the management and oversight of the Perth Children’s Hospital project

Date Commenced:06/29/2017
Tabling Date:03/22/2018
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Public Accounts Committee

House:Legislative Assembly

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Dr Antonio De Paulo (Tony) Buti MLA
Mr Dean Cambell Nalder MLA
Mr Vincent Alexander Catania MLA
Mr Simon Alexander Millman MLA


Media Statements:

No Media Statements released
Staff Members: Mr Timothy Hughes (Principal Research Officer)
Michael Burton, BEc, BA (Hons) (Research Officer)
Dr Kyle Heritage (Acting Research Officer)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7496
Fax No:08 9222 7804
Postal Address:
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Terms of Reference:The Committee will examine and report on the how the departments of Health and Treasury have managed the Perth Children’s Hospital project, with a focus on:

a) The effectiveness of the project’s overall governance structure in identifying and responding to risks;
b) The processes in place to provide assurances that materials and systems used on the project meet the required standards; and
c) The risks and benefits associated with granting practical completion.

Important Information


20170629 - Background to Inquiry - PCH Inquiry.pdf20170629 - Background to Inquiry - PCH Inquiry.pdf

Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Giving Evidence to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly





Deadline for Submissions:
07/28/2017

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

Hearing Dates:

Date

Time

Venue

Organisation

Witnesses

Broadcasted In

Pub/Priv

09/06/201708:45 AMLACO Meeting Room 2Building Commission and Worksafe Public
09/06/201710:05 AMLACO Meeting Room 2ChemCentre Public
09/13/201709:20 AMLACO Meeting Room 1CFMEU (WA) Public
09/13/201710:30 AMLACO Meeting Room 1WA Chief Health Officer Public
09/18/201709:15 AMLACO Meeting Room 1Department of Health Public
09/18/201711:00 AMLACO Meeting Room 1Plumbing Products Industry Group Public
09/18/201711:35 AMLACO Meeting Room 1Department of Premier and Cabinet Public
09/18/201701:15 PMLACO Meeting Room 1State Solicitor’s Office Public
09/18/201702:00 PMLACO Meeting Room 1Department of Finance Strategic Projects Public
09/22/201708:45 AMLACO Meeting Room 2Master Plumbers and Gasfitters Association Public
09/22/201709:25 AMLACO Meeting Room 2AMA (WA) Public
10/09/201712:15 PMLACO Meeting Room 2Department of Treasury Public
10/09/201701:30 PMLACO Meeting Room 2Turner & Townsend Thinc Public
10/09/201702:30 PMLACO Meeting Room 2Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Public
10/13/201709:15 AMLACO Meeting Room 2John Holland Pty Ltd Public
10/18/201708:45 AMLACO Meeting Room 1State’s Representative Public
10/18/201710:00 AMLACO Meeting Room 1PricewaterhouseCoopers Public
10/30/201710:30 AMLACO Meeting Room 2Former PCH Taskforce member Public

Tabling Comments:
On 22 November 2017, the committee informed the Parliament that it has extended the reporting date out to Thursday, 22 March 2018.

Related Written Submissions:

Written Submission by Department of Treasury received on 21 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Mr Peter McCafferty (Chief Executive Officer, ChemCentre) received on 28 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Mr Bill Sullivan (Acting Director General, Department of Finance) received on 28 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Mr Stuart Henry (Executive Director, Plumbing Products Industry Group Inc.) received on 28 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Mr Murray Thomas (Chief Executive Officer, The Master Plumbers and Gasfitters Association of Western Australia received on 28 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Dr D J Russell-Weisz (Director General, Department of Health) received on 1 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Nicholas Egan (Acting State Solicitor, State Solicitor's Office) received on 3 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Dr Omar Khorshid (President, Australian Medical Association WA) received on 8 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Mick Buchan (State Secretary, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union) received on 14 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Darren Foster (Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet) received on 16 Aug 2017
Written Submission by L & M Painting & Construction received on 16 Oct 2017
Written Submission by WA Chief Health Officer received on 10 Nov 2017

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Mr Peter McCAFFERTY (Chief Executive Officer, ChemCentre) on 06/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Peter Gow (Building Commissioner, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety), Mr Lex McCulloch (WorkSafe WA Commissioner, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety), Mr Christopher Kirwin (Director, Industrial and Regional, WorkSafe WA, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety) and Ms Sally North (Acting Director, Service Industries and Specialist Directorate, WorkSafe WA, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety) on 06/09/2017
• Evidence by Dr Tarun Weeramanthri (Chief Health Officer, Department of Health) on 13/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Doug Heath (Union Organiser, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, WA Branch), Mr Campbell McCullough Assistant Secretary, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, WA Branch) and Mr Robert Benkesser (Safety Officer, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, WA Branch) on 13/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Stuart Henry (Executive Director, Plumbing Products Industry Group Inc.) on 18/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Malcolm Bradshaw (Acting Deputy Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet) on 18/09/2017
• Evidence by Dr David Russell-Weisz (Director General, Department of Health) Mrs Rebecca Brown (Deputy Director General, Department of Health) and Dr Robyn Lawrence (Chief Executive, Child and Adolescent Health Service; Perth Children's Hospital Commissioning) on 18/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Nicholas Egan (Acting State Solicitor, State Solicitor's Office) on 18/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Richard Mann (Executive Director, Strategic Projects, Department of Finance) on 18/09/2017
• Evidence by Dr Omar Khorshid, President, Australian Medical Association (WA) on 22/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Murray Thomas (Chief Executive Officer, Master Plumbers and Gasfitters Association, WA) on 22/09/2017
• Evidence by Mr Bradley Richardson (Director, Technical Advisory Team PCH, Turner and Townsend Thinc), Mr Cade Dawkins (Director, Project Management (WA), Turner and Townsend Thinc) on 09/10/2017
• Evidence by Mr David SMITH (Director General, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety) on 09/10/2017
• Evidence by Mr Michael Barnes (Under Treasurer, Department of Treasury), Mr Alistair Jones (Executive Director, Strategic Policy and Evaluation, Department of Treasury), Mr Stefanos Toutountzis (Director, Performance and Evaluation, Department of Treasury) on 09/10/2017
• Evidence by Mr Lindsay Albonico (WA Regional Manager, John Holland) on 13/10/2017
• Evidence by Ms Tricia TEBBUTT (Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers), Mrs Tanya WEST (Director of IPMO Services to PCH, PricewaterhouseCoopers) on 18/10/2017
• Evidence by Mr John HAMILTON (Ex–Principal Project Director, Perth Children’s Hospital) on 18/10/2017
• Evidence by Ms Lynette GENONI (Former Executive Director, Policy, Department of the Premier and Cabinet; Member of PCH Taskforce) on 30/10/2017

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice: