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Question Without Notice No. 154 asked in the Legislative Council on 10 March 2020 by Hon Robin Scott

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

LAVERTON HOSPITAL — UPGRADE

154. Hon ROBIN SCOTT to the parliamentary secretary representing the Minister for Health:

I refer to the federal government's announcement in April last year that $16.4 million would be spent upgrading Laverton Hospital if the coalition remained in government.

(1) Has the Western Australian Minister for Health requested an update from his federal counterpart on the progress of the Laverton Hospital upgrade?

(2) If no to (1), why not?

(3) If yes to (1), could the minister please provide details of his requests?

(4) What is the state government doing to assist the upgrade of Laverton Hospital?

Hon ALANNA CLOHESY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) No.

(2) The WA Department of Health is currently finalising negotiations with the commonwealth Department of Health on the project agreement for the Western Australian initiatives under the Community Health and Hospital Program, which includes the upgrades to Laverton Hospital.

(3) Not applicable.

(4) The WA Department of Health is currently finalising negotiations with the commonwealth on the project agreement.