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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 8 Hansard (26 June) . . Page.. 2242..


MS TUCKER (continuing):

As I said, I am looking forward to seeing, I hope today, the discrete review of east O'Malley. An understanding and knowledge have obviously been discretely arrived at without consultation taking place with the broader community, and maybe not involving the flora and fauna committee, who seem to be out of the loop in this as well. So basically what we have ended up with is a situation-

Mr Corbell: Why are you afraid of asking for a briefing?

MS TUCKER: You know that when Mr Corbell interjects a lot he is getting upset. The point is that what we have here is a situation where Labor in government is mimicking the Liberals when they were in government, and they will be condemned for that by the community.

Question put:

That Ms Tucker's motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted-

Ayes, 2

Noes, 13

Ms Dundas

Ms Tucker

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mr Corbell

Mr Pratt

Mr Cornwell

Mr Quinlan

Mrs Dunne

Mr Smyth

Ms Gallagher

Mr Stefaniak

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Wood

Mr Humphries

Question so resolved in the negative.

Brindabella-election commitments

MR HARGREAVES (12.10): Mr Speaker, I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) recognises the strong endorsement given to the Stanhope Labor Government by the electorate of Brindabella at the 2001 Legislative Assembly election.

(2) notes the Government's commitment to deliver on the agenda it promised Brindabella residents at the election.

(3) welcomes the early delivery of election commitments such as:

(a) investing in Brindabella schools via the abolition of the $27 million free bus travel scheme;

(b) establishing the Affordable Housing Task Force;

(c) funding major public infrastructure projects in Brindabella;

(d) opening the new child and youth dental facility in Tuggeranong;

(e) developing sustainable public transport options for Brindabella residents;

(f) creating additional police positions;

(g) committing more field staff in Brindabella parks and reserves; and

(h) establishing the solar water rebate scheme.


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