In survey responses, funding recipients for seven GP Super Clinics, slightly less than a quarter of all respondents, acknowledged delays at some stage due to funding problems. Departmental staff identified ten GP Super Clinics that were delayed by these problems.
The range of funding-related delays included the following: the design architect going into receivership; insufficient funds being available for the designs developed; and a shortfall in funding from other stakeholders. Only two of the 36 GP Super Clinics over 37 sites have not proceeded at the time of this report, principally because of problems sourcing additional funds. One of these will proceed after negotiations about funding arrangements are finalised.