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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 11 Hansard (21 September) . . Page.. 3512..


MR SESELJA (continuing):

It might not be of concern to someone at Mr Quinlan's stage of life but it is certainly a concern to me. I have no doubt it is a concern to many other young Canberrans, in particular, who are going to be picking up that burden. And it should be a concern to older Canberrans as well because if we do not have growth and if we do not get the kind of revenue base that we need we are certainly not going to be able to provide the kind of adequate support for-

Motion (by Mr Quinlan ) put:

That the question be now put.

The Assembly voted-

Ayes 8

Noes 7

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mrs Dunne

Mr Seselja

Mr Corbell

Ms Porter

Dr Foskey

Mr Smyth

Mr Gentleman

Mr Quinlan

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Stefaniak

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Stanhope

Mr Pratt

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Question put:

That Mr Quinlan's amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted-

Ayes 8

Noes 7

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mrs Dunne

Mr Seselja

Mr Corbell

Ms Porter

Dr Foskey

Mr Smyth

Mr Gentleman

Mr Quinlan

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Stefaniak

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Stanhope

Mr Pratt

Question so resolved in the affirmative

Amendment agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Personal explanations

DR FOSKEY (Molonglo): I seek leave, under standing order 46, to make a personal explanation.

MR SPEAKER: You may proceed.

DR FOSKEY: I want to correct a misapprehension expressed here this afternoon. I have heard myself accused of being opposed to population growth. I believe the words


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