Note 15. Depreciation and Amortisation

 

2015
$’000

2014
$’000

Depreciation

 

 

Buildingsa

22,665

15,096

Plant and Equipment

10,643

10,763

Leasehold Improvementsb

3,088

1,783

Total Depreciation

36,396

27,642

 

 

 

Amortisation

 

 

Intangible Assetsc

10,190

4,841

Total Amortisation

10,190

4,841

 

 

 

Total Depreciation and Amortisation

46,586

32,483

  1. The increase mainly relates to accelerated depreciation for building 15 at the Canberra Hospital which has been demolished. There is also the full year effect of depreciation for new buildings that were completed in 2013-14 which are the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, the Belconnen Community Health Centre, the Tuggeranong Community Health Centre, the Canberra Region Cancer Centre, and the Canberra Hospital emergency department intensive care unit expansion.
  2. The increase relates to works at North Curtin offices which is leased by the Directorate.
  3. The increase is a result of finalised computer software projects which became new assets in 2014-15. These computer software packages are Canberra Hospital eProcurement, Single Sign On/Rapid Access, Canberra Hospital Priority Systems, My Shift eRostering, Renal Dialysis System, Clinical Portal Suites, Order Entry, Identity and Access Management, Radiology Information System Upgrade, Digital Mammography and Calvary Patient Administration System Integration.