CORRUPTION AND CRIME
COMMISSION — NORTH METROPOLITAN HEALTH SERVICE — MISCONDUCT —
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
926. Hon TJORN SIBMA to the minister representing the
Minister for Finance:
I refer to the matters raised by the
Corruption and Crime Commission's ''Report into bribery and
corruption in maintenance and service contracts within North Metropolitan
Health Service'', and actions undertaken by the Department of Finance
both prior to and following the publication of that report on 16 August 2018.
(1) Noting the
period of time canvassed in the CCC report, what distinction, if any, does the
Department of Finance make between the individuals and companies named in the
(2) Is the department aware of
changes to the ownership of any of the companies named in the report?
(3) If yes to (2), which company or
companies changed owners and when did this occur?
(4) Will this
information have any bearing on the temporary suspension of a company or
companies from being awarded state government contracts or expulsion from
common-use agreement panels; and, if not, why not?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the
question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for
The Department of Finance is working through the matters raised in the Corruption
and Crime Commission's report in close consultation with the State
Solicitor's Office. It would be premature to make any further
statements at this point.