C.4 Asset management

Introduction/overview

The Directorate managed assets with a total written down value of $944,756 million at 30 June 2016.

Assets managed

The Directorate’s managed assets include:

  • Built property assets $860.103 million
  • Land $41.605 million
  • Plant and equipment $40.931 million
  • Leasehold improvements $2.117 million

The estimated replacement value of building assets was $1,128.951 million.

Table 54 lists ACT Health’s property assets.

Table 54: ACT Health’s property assets

Canberra Hospital campus

Area m2

Health facilities

Area m2

CH Building 1 – Tower Block

37,560

Belconnen Community Health Centre

11,160

CH Building 2 – Reception / Administration

5,950

Dickson Health Centre

490

CH Building 3 – Oncology / Aged Care / Rehabilitation

17,390

Gungahlin Health Centre

2,608

CH Building 3 – Radiation Oncology

1,650

Phillip Health Centre

3,676

CH Building 4 – ANU Medical School

4,115

Tuggeranong Community Health Centre

6,760

CH Building 5 – Staff Training / Accommodation

8,230

Bruce – Arcadia House

467

CH Building 6 - / Offices

4,710

Bruce – Brian Hennessy House

3,719

CH Building 7 – Alcohol and Drug

1,260

Health Protection Services – Holder

1,600

CH Building 8 – Pain Management

660

Monash – Health Protection Service Air Monitoring Station

18

CH Building 9 – Accommodation

740

Lanyon Family Care Centre

194

CH Building 10 – Pathology

10,250

Ngunnawal Family Care Centre

215

CH Building 11 – Centenary Hospital for Women and Children

19,200

Weston – Independent Living Centre

1,143

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

20,310

Barton – Clare Holland House

1,600

CH Building 13 – Helipad Northern Car Park

7,980

Curtin – Qell Family Centre

1,120

CH Building 15

4,130

Kambah – Step Up Step Down Unit

279

CH Building 19 – Canberra Region Cancer Centre

7,980

Fadden - Karralika

534

CH Building 22 – Information Management

243

Florey – Health Protection Service Air Monitoring Station

18

CH Building 23 – Redevelopment Unit offices

1,810

Isabella Plains - Karralika

1,400

CH Building 24 – Health Administration offices

1,332

O’Connor – Mental Illness Fellowship

200

CH Building 25 – Adult Mental Health Unit

5,436

Rivett – Burrangiri Respite Care Centre

1,054

CH Building 26 – Southern Car Park

53,000

Watson Hostel

2,431

Gaunt Place Building 1 – Dialysis Unit

871

Duffy – Cancer Patient Accommodation

319

Gaunt Place Building 2 – RILU

688

Student Accommodation Phillip (3 units)

276

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

668

Student Accommodation – Belconnen (2 units)

220

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

N/A

Student Accommodation – Garran (1 unit0

117

Calvary Car Park

22,554

Woden Valley Child Care Centre

3,681

Assets added to the asset register

During 2015–16 the following assets was added to the agency’s asset register:

  • Building 15 at Canberra Hospital
  • Car park at Calvary Public Hospital
  • Woden Valley Child Care Centre

Assets removed from the asset register

During 2015–16 one asset was removed from the agency’s asset register. This was the Egan Court Air Monitoring Station in Belconnen.

Properties not being utilised by ACT Health

On 30 June 2016, the agency had one property not being utilised by the agency or that had been identified as potentially surplus. This property is the former Belconnen Community Health Centre.

Assets maintenance and upgrade

Asset upgrades

Works completed in 2015–16 across ACT Health sites include:

  • upgrading the Fire Detection Systems in Buildings 2, 7, 8, 9 and 22 at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading Building 19 Level 3 air conditioning at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading the drainage system within the tunnel under Building 5 and 6 at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading the drainage system outside of Building 20 at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading the ambulance bays under Building 19 at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading various negative pressure room doors throughout Building 1 at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading bathrooms and kitchens in the Building 5 Residential area at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading generators at Canberra Hospital
  • upgrading the Central Outpatients area in Building 1 at Canberra Hospital
  • constructing a new Cryogenics facility at Canberra Hospital.

Details of the capital works program are included in section C.3, Capital works.

Property, plant and equipment are maintained to a high standard to meet health requirements. Expenditure on repairs and maintenance, excluding salaries, was $18.331 million, which represents 1.6 per cent of the replacement value.

Building audits

Thirteen building condition assessments, hazardous materials audits and fire reports were undertaken to assess 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 good condition.

Condition of assets

The condition audits described above assessed buildings managed by ACT Health as being in normal or good condition.

Office accommodation

The agency employs 7,195 staff, of whom 1,289 occupy office-style accommodation in the sites listed in Table 2 at an average utilisation rate of 13.4 square meters (m2) per employee. Total office-style accommodation occupied is 17,838m2.

Table 55: Office accommodation
 

Location

Property

Owned / leased

Work points/staff on 30 June 2016

Office area (m2)

Utilisation rate m2 per employee

Civic

1 Moore Street Level 3

Leased

145

1,954

13.5

Civic

11 Moore Street Level 3

Leased

75

1,161

15.5

Curtin

Carruthers Street

Leased

178

3,187

17.9

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

86

740

8.6

Woden

Bowes Place

Leased

147

1,791

12.1

A further 5,906 staff are employed in non-office environments within ACT Health’s acute and non-acute facilities. Due to the clinical nature of these workplaces, the average area per employee is not applicable.