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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 3 Hansard (1 April) . . Page.. 757..


MR BARR (continuing):

between high-quality physical education and improvements in other areas of education such as literacy and numeracy.

Because of the many positive impacts that physical activity has on students—not only as young people but also as adults—this government is determined to ensure that quality physical education programs are offered across all ACT public schools. The launch of the Children's Physical Activity Foundation today, with the support of the John James Memorial Foundation, the support of a range of major sport and recreation organisations and the support of an Olympian in Adam Pine will see this initiative flourish. I look forward to myself participating in the minister's physical activity challenge through terms 2 and term 3 and I would encourage all members, and all members of the community, to get 60 minutes of physical activity in every day. Your health will improve. Sixty minutes a day: do it.

Mr Stanhope: I ask that all further questions be placed on the notice paper.

Supplementary answer to question without notice

ACT Policing—roster system

MR CORBELL: During question time today I indicated that the government has provided funding for an additional 107 new police. I am advised that the correct figure is actually 109. This means that since 2001 the Stanhope Labor government has provided funding for an additional 122 extra police.

Answers to questions on notice

Question No 1844

MRS BURKE: Under standing order 118A, request for explanation concerning answers to questions, I have one for the Minister for Health, No 1844, which expired on 14 March.

MS GALLAGHER: I will chase where that is. I understand there is another brief on my desk for signing.

Question No 1874

MRS BURKE: I have another one for the Minister for Health, No 1874, which expired on 15 March.

MS GALLAGHER: I have question on notice 1874 which I have signed off during question time today.

Mrs Burke: Sorry. The minister said 1844 is on its way, too?

MS GALLAGHER: I do not know. I will check where it is.

Question No 1878

MRS BURKE: Thank you for that. I have one for the Minister for Housing, No 1878, which I believe expired on 15 March.


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