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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 13 Hansard (13 December) . . Page.. 4070..


MR CORBELL (continuing):

discrepancy figure comes from a valuation based on the expanded GFA retail capacity which has been proffered by a number of—

I should indicate unnamed—

Canberra business people.

Mrs Dunne: I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. Again, I think that Mr Corbell is ranging fairly widely—

MR CORBELL: You don't like it, do you?

Mr Seselja: Twenty minutes today—

Mrs Dunne: across the items which were being debated earlier today.

MR CORBELL: You don't like hearing the truth.

Mrs Dunne: Mr Corbell is—

Mr Seselja: Talk for another 20.

MR SPEAKER: Order, Mr Seselja! One of your colleagues is raising a point of order and I cannot hear her.

Mrs Dunne: Mr Corbell has an opportunity to raise these matters in the debate, and by doing it now he is anticipating the debate. There is another notice on the notice paper that relates to this. So it is about proximity. I have always been told that these rulings were about proximity to debate. The fact that it is on the blue today shows that we are quite close to this debate and therefore Mr Corbell is anticipating the debate on that matter.

MR GENTLEMAN: I have a supplementary question, Mr Speaker. Minister, can you give us any further details on the value for money part of the process?

Mrs Burke: No, he can't.

MR SPEAKER: Mr Corbell, please don't anticipate debate.

MR CORBELL: Indeed, I will endeavour not to, but again it would appear that the Liberal Party—

MR SPEAKER: No, Mr Corbell, you will not anticipate debate.

MR CORBELL: are extremely sensitive on this matter and are not prepared to hear what the Auditor-General actually found. All I can say about Dr Foskey's claims is: in her wildest dreams.

Mr Smyth: I take a point of order, Mr Speaker. Mr Corbell continually talks about the Auditor-General's findings. Mr Seselja's motion starts with "notes with concern the


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