C.4 - Asset Management

Introduction/overview

At 30 June 2015, ACT Health managed assets with a total written down value of $886.129 million.

Assets managed

ACT Health-managed assets included those listed in Table 55.

Table 55: ACT Health-managed assets

Asset

Value

Built property assets

$798.818M

Land

$40.645M

Plant and equipment

$43.227M

Leased plant and equipment

$0M

Leasehold improvements

$3.439M

The estimated replacement value of building assets was $1,100.325 million, as advised through the June 2014 asset revaluation by AON Valuation Services. The next revaluation is due in June 2017.

Table 56 lists ACT Health’s property assets.

Table 56: ACT Health’s property assets

Canberra Hospital (CH) Campus

Area m2

Health facilities

Area m2

CH Building 1—Tower Block

37,560

Belconnen Health Centre

3,800

CH Building 2—Reception/Administration

5,950

Belconnen Community Health Centre

11,160

CH Building 3—Oncology/Aged Care/Rehabilitation

17,390

Dickson Health Centre

490

CH Building 3—Radiation Oncology 

1,650

Gungahlin Health Centre

2,608

CH Building 4—ANU Medical School

4,115

Phillip Health Centre

3,676

CH Building 5—Staff Training/Accommodation

8,230

Tuggeranong Community Health Centre

6,760

CH Building 6—/Offices

4,710

Bruce—Arcadia House

467

CH Building 7—Alcohol and Drug

1,260

Bruce—Brian Hennessy House

3,719

CH Building 8—Pain Management

660

Health Protection Services—Holder

1,600

CH Building 9—Accommodation

740

Monash—Health Protection Service Air Monitoring Station

18

CH Building 10—Pathology

10,250

Lanyon Family Care Centre

194

CH Building 11—Centenary Hospital for Women and Children

19,200

Ngunnawal Family Care Centre

215

CH Building 12—Diagnostic and Treatment (including Emergency Department/Intensive Care Unit)

19,510

Weston—Independent Living Centre

1,143

CH Building 13—Helipad Northern Car Park

7,980

Barton—Clare Holland House

1,600

CH Building 19—Canberra Region Cancer Centre

7,980

Curtin—QEII Family Centre

1,120

CH Building 22—Information Management

243

Kambah—Step Up Step Down Unit

279

CH Building 23—Redevelopment Unit Offices

1,810

Fadden—Karralika

534

CH Building 24— Health Administration Offices

1,332

Florey – Health Protection Service Air Monitoring Station

18

CH Building 25— Adult Mental Health Unit

5,436

Isabella Plains—Karralika

1,400

CH Building 26— Southern Car Park

53,000

O’Connor—Mental Illness Fellowship

200

Gaunt Place Building 1—Dialysis Unit

871

Rivett—Burrangiri Respite Care Centre

1,054

Gaunt Place Building 2—RILU

688

Watson Hostel

2,431

Gaunt Place Buildings 3, 4, 5, 6 (Health Offices)

668

Paddy’s River—Miowera

206

Yamba Drive Car Park (Phillip Block 7, Section 1)

NA

Duffy—Cancer Patient Accommodation

319

 

 

Student Accommodation—Phillip (3 units)

276

   

Student Accommodation—Belconnen (2 units)

220

   

Student Accommodation—Garran (1 unit)

117

Assets added to the asset register

During 2014–2015, the following assets were added to the agency’s asset register:

  • Land–Block 16 Section 40 Symonston for the Secure Mental Health Unit

  • Land–Block 12 Section 53 Garran for the Secure Mental Health Unit.

Assets removed from the asset register

During 2014–2015, the following assets were removed from the agency’s asset register.

  • CH Building 15–Demolished to make way for new demountable building.

Properties not being utilised by ACT Health

On 30 June 2015, the agency had one property that was not being utilised, or had been identified as potentially surplus. This was the Belconnen Health Centre, which is to be transferred to Property Group.

Assets maintenance and upgrade

Capital upgrade works were undertaken at properties throughout ACT Health’s portfolio in 2014–15. Works completed in the reporting year included:

  • Canberra Hospital–Building 6, Level 2 refurbishment

  • Canberra Hospital–Installation of pigeon barriers to Building 10

  • Canberra Hospital–Building 1, Level 7 minor refurbishment works

  • Canberra Hospital–Building 1, Level 6 bathroom upgrade

  • Canberra Hospital–Building 5 kitchen upgrade

  • Canberra Hospital–Building 10 lift controller upgrade

  • Canberra Hospital–Property Management and Maintenance Office refurbishment

  • Canberra Hospital–endoscopy refurbishment

  • Brian Hennessy Rehabilitation Centre–bathroom and kitchen upgrades

  • Clare Holland House–fire safety upgrade

  • Phillip Community Health Centre–roof upgrade.

More information: For details of the capital works program, see the C.3 Capital works section.

Property, plant and equipment are maintained to a high standard to meet health requirements. Expenditure on repairs and maintenance, excluding salaries, was $17.023 million. This represents 1.41% per cent of the replacement value.

Building audits

Twenty-three building condition assessments, hazardous materials audits and fire reports were undertaken as part of a rolling three-year program to assess all buildings managed by ACT Health. These audits are used to inform the directorate’s ongoing asset management program. The condition audits assessed these properties as being in normal or average condition.

Office accommodation

The agency employs 7,064 staff, of whom 1,219 occupy office-style accommodation in the sites listed in Table 57. The average utilisation rate is 14.5 square metres (m2) per employee. Total office-style accommodation occupied is 17,623m2.

Table 57 provides office accommodation details.

Table 57: Office accommodation

Location

Property

Owned / leased

Work points/staff on 30 June 2014

Office area (m2)

Utilisation rate m2 per employee

Civic

1 Moore Street Level 3

Leased

150

1,954

13.0

Civic

11 Moore Street Level 2 & 3

Leased

158

2,290

14.5

Civic

12 Moore Street Level 1*

Leased

43

447

10.4

Curtin

Carruthers Street

Leased

162

3,187

19.7

Garran

TCH Building 2

Owned

63

793

12.6

Garran

TCH Building 6

Owned

219

3,051

13.9

Garran

TCH Building 12 Medical Records

Owned

65

613

9.4

Garran

TCH Building 22

Leased

24

243

10.1

Garran

TCH Building 23

Owned

137

1,810

13.2

Garran

TCH Building 24

Owned

69

1,332

19.3

Holder

Health Protection Services

Owned

81

1,163

14.4

Phillip

Callam Offices

Leased

48

740

15.4

A further 5,845 staff are employed in non-office environments within the Health Directorate’s acute and non-acute facilities. Due to the clinical nature of these workplaces, the average area per employee is not applicable.