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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 6 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 1645..


Mr Corbell (continuing):

Subordinate legislation (including explanatory statements unless otherwise stated)

Legislation Act, pursuant to section 64—

Adoption Act—Adoption Review Committee Appointment 2007 (No 1)—Disallowable Instrument DI2007-111 (LR, 28 May 2007).

Legal Profession Act—Legal Profession Amendment Regulation 2007 (No 2)—Subordinate Law SL2007-10 (LR, 17 May 2007).

Powers of Attorney Act—Powers of Attorney Regulation 2007 (No 2)—Subordinate Law SL2007-11 (LR, 24 May 2007).

Supplementary answer to question on notice

Ambulance service

MR CORBELL: May I very quickly answer a question I took on notice from Dr Foskey during question time earlier this week? On 31 May Dr Foskey asked me whether or not ambulances carried oxygen and resuscitation equipment small enough for a baby and whether or not ambulances carried the medication Syntocinon, which is used to manage postpartum haemorrhage.

The answer to the first part of Dr Foskey's question is yes. All intensive care ambulances within the territory are equipped with specific airway monitoring and oxygen equipment suitable for the resuscitation of newborn babies.

To the second part of Dr Foskey's question, the answer is no. Syntocinon, which is a drug utilised to manage postpartum haemorrhage, is not carried in territory intensive care ambulances. This is consistent with practice nationally since Syntocinon is not used as routine medication by any other Australian ambulance service.

Adjournment

Motion (by Mr Corbell ) proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

Schools—bullying

Tharwa bridge

MR PRATT (Brindabella) (8.50): Mr Speaker, is it too late to raise a matter with you under standing order 46?

MR SPEAKER: We have commenced the adjournment debate. It would be best for you to raise it in the adjournment debate.

MR PRATT: I stand to speak in the adjournment debate instead.

MR SPEAKER: You are free to mention the matter in this debate if you want to.

MR PRATT: Of course I can. I will firstly deal with the misrepresentation in Mr Barr's response in question time today when I asked a question. I will now stress that in my question I did not say that the issues around morality were specific to the


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