HEALTH SERVICE — PROCUREMENT PRACTICE — INQUIRY
791. Hon PETER COLLIER to the parliamentary secretary
representing the Minister for Health:
I refer to the government's
inquiry into procurement practices in the North Metropolitan Health Service.
(1) How many inquiries is the
government currently undertaking?
(2) Will the
inquiries look more broadly at procurement practices in the Department of
Health; and, if not, why not?
(3) Which agencies or departments
are undertaking the inquiries?
(4) Will the
minister table the terms of reference for all inquiries being undertaken; and,
if not, why not?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. I am advised of the following.
(1) There is one.
(3) It is the Public Sector
(4) The terms of
reference are currently being drafted by the Public Sector Commission. When
this process is complete, we will seek advice on whether it is appropriate to