Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 3 Hansard (26 February) . . Page.. 1088..
MR STANHOPE (continuing):
become the biggest loser—met with the NCA on the proposed duplication of Fairbairn Avenue. The NCA, at that meeting, expressed a number of significant concerns with the project, including: why was the project being presented to the NCA prior to the completion of a planning study which considered the long-term needs of the roads in the vicinity? What impact would a duplicated road have on the safety and amenity of residents in Campbell? And the NCA questioned whether it was appropriate for an approach road passing through a residential area to be duplicated, in any event. Whilst the NCA did not veto the duplication—
MR SPEAKER: Order, Mr Stanhope, the time has expired. You will have to come back in the supplementary, I suspect. Mr Coe, a supplementary question?
MR COE: Minister, will you table the document you referred to?
MR STANHOPE: No.
Mr Smyth: Mr Speaker, under standing order 213, I ask that the Chief Minister table the document that he has been quoting from.
MR SPEAKER: Are you formally moving that that document be tabled?
MR SMYTH: Yes. I move:
That the minister table the document he was quoting from.
It is very important. The Chief Minister has been reading certain parts of the document. Some of it seems to have been quoting; some of it seems to have not been quoting. In the interests of accuracy and understanding what the Chief Minister was saying, under standing order 213 I ask that he now table the document.
That Mr Smyth's motion be agreed to.
The Assembly voted—
Ms Le Couteur
Question so resolved in the affirmative.
MR SPEAKER: Mr Stanhope, I invite you to table the document.
MR STANHOPE: I will do that happily, Mr Speaker, but I make the point that—