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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 3 Hansard (6 March) . . Page.. 611..


MR HUMPHRIES (continuing):

building, ($0.952 million), works at the ACT Hospice ($0.93 million), and the pathology building ($0.855 million) at the Canberra Hospital.

Also during the second quarter a number of projects progressed to the final stages of completion. Works at the ACT Hospice are now 96 per cent complete. The Gundaroo Drive extension project (Rolf Avenue to Gungahlin Drive) is 93 per cent complete, and 100 per cent of works at EPIC are completed.

I commend the second quarter report on the capital works program for 2000-01 to the Assembly. I move:

That the Assembly takes note of the paper.

MR STANHOPE (Leader of the Opposition) (4.06): I rise to give the Minister for Education an opportunity to explain all the amazing perambulations on the construction of the Belconnen pool and what he has done with all our money for our pool. I do not know whether you want to take the opportunity, Minister, to explain exactly what you intend in relation to the Belconnen pool, but I am becoming extremely nervous at the prospect of you turning the sod another half-dozen times before the next election. What do I see in the capital works program? Money from Belconnen pool is to be used for cooling Gordon demountables.

Debate (on motion by Mr Quinlan ) adjourned to the next sitting.

Leave of absence to member

Motion (by Mr Humphries ) agreed to:

That leave of absence for 6 and 8 March 2001 be given to Mr Osborne.

Subordinate Legislation

Papers

Mr Moore presented the following papers:

Animal Welfare Act-Approval-Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes-Instrument No 26 of 2001 (No 9, dated 1 March 2001).

Bookmakers Act-Determination of event to be a sports betting event-Instrument No 21 of 2001 (No 9, dated 1 March 2001).

Canberra Tourism and Events Corporation Act-Appointments to the Canberra Tourism and Events Corporation Board-

Chairperson-Instrument No 22 of 2001 (S8, dated 22 February 2001).

Members-Instruments Nos 23 to 25 of 2001 (inclusive) (S8, dated 22 February 2001).

Occupational Health and Safety Act-Approval-Code of Practice for the National Standard for Occupational Noise and the National Code of Practice for Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work-Instrument No 27 of 2001 (No 9, dated 1 March 2001).


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