ACT Legislative Assembly Hansard


Advanced search

Next page . . Previous page . . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search

Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 11 Hansard (20 October) . . Page.. 4717..


what extent are the two exposure draft bills in line with government policy on the matter?

MR CORBELL: I refer Mr Seselja to the Deputy Chief Minister and Treasurer. She has responsibility for that legislation.

MS GALLAGHER: I think you can see from the exposure draft released by the government that the government has outlined legislation which introduces thresholds both in road transport CTP insurance and in the area of workers compensation. We have done this, after having a different position, based on the information to date available to the government about the performance of both of those schemes. Now we are consulting and discussing this with a range of stakeholders and other service providers, including the insurers, the representatives of workers and the plaintiff lawyers across the ACT, and it is with the intention that we introduce this legislation, hopefully, in the December sittings.

MRS DUNNE: A supplementary question to the attorney on the original question, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Yes, Mrs Dunne.

MRS DUNNE: Minister, why is it the case that you would not allow any recording of the speech that you made on 23 June 2006, and will you, by close of business today, table a copy of that address?

MR CORBELL: It may come as a surprise to those opposite that I give many speeches, and I am being asked about a speech that I gave nearly five years ago. I cannot recall the speech. As I have indicated to members, I will have to check the record and I will advise members accordingly. But, unlike those opposite, I do give more than one speech a year, and I simply cannot recall the contents of that speech or the circumstances of it or, indeed, where it occurred. But I am happy to check the record and advise members accordingly.

MRS DUNNE: A supplementary question, Mr Speaker.

Members interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Order! Mrs Dunne has the floor for a supplementary question.

MRS DUNNE: Minister, how often in your busy career do you ask that there be no record kept of speeches that you make?

MR CORBELL: I do not accept the basis of the question because I simply cannot recall the circumstances of it. Until I have had the opportunity to check the record I am not in a position to indicate to Mrs Dunne an answer to that question.

Bimberi Youth Justice Centre—re-offenders

MS HUNTER: My question is to the Minister for Children and Young People and is in regard to young people exiting Bimberi. Minister, can you please advise the


Next page . . Previous page. . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search


If you have special accessibility requirements in accessing information on this website,
please contact the Assembly on (02) 6205 0439 or send an email toOLA@parliament.act.gov.au
Accessibility | Copyright and Disclaimer Notice | Privacy Policy
© Legislative Assembly for the ACT