Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1997 Week 10 Hansard (25 September) . . Page.. 3332..
MRS CARNELL (Chief Minister and Minister for Health and Community Care) (4.38): Mr Speaker, for the information of members, I present a discussion paper on proposed amendments to the ACT tobacco legislation, together with an exposure draft of the Tobacco (Amendment) Bill. I move:
That the Assembly takes note of the papers.
I seek leave to have my tabling statement incorporated in Hansard.
Statement incorporated at Appendix 17.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
MR HUMPHRIES: Mr Speaker, in question time today, I took a question from Mr Osborne concerning the distribution of material by an enterprise called Sinsations. I can add to the answer I gave then by saying that, since he asked the question, I have, in fact, signed letters concerning this kind of material and its availability in the ACT - which were prepared by my very efficient staff - to the Federal Minister for Customs and Consumer Affairs, Senator Chris Ellison, and also to constituents who have written to me on the same subject.
One of them is a Labor candidate, Mr Speaker, whose name I have not really heard of before; but, then again, he is a candidate in the seat of Brindabella and I assume that, since he is standing against Mr Whitecross, he will have a very good chance of being elected. So, Mr Speaker, I mention that to the Assembly.
MR HUMPHRIES: I indicate to the Assembly that, on 20 February last year, I answered a question of Ms Horodny's about the Conder Group Centre site in Tuggeranong. There is some information about that matter which I want to clarify, particularly relating to the size of the supermarket that was to be provided there. I table that clarification of my earlier comments.