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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 6 Hansard (21 June) . . Page.. 2100..


genuinely looking at ways to improve the community's access to information earlier around, particularly, cabinet deliberations and discussions.

I am being very clear in the priorities that I am setting out after question time today around targets and measures. It is all there for people to read, and I have no doubt I will be measured against them. But I do not expect the Liberal Party of the ACT to welcome them.

MR SPEAKER: Mr Coe, a supplementary?

MR COE: Minister, have you taken the Assembly's advice and become more accurate and honest? If so, how?

MS GALLAGHER: I have noted the advice of the Assembly, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Mr Hanson, a supplementary?

MR HANSON: A supplementary, Mr Speaker. Minister, why did the Assembly have to resort to voting for a motion that directed you to be more honest?

MS GALLAGHER: As I said, we did not support that, and only you can answer—those people that voted in favour of it can answer your question.

MR SPEAKER: Mr Hanson, a supplementary?

MR HANSON: Thank you, Mr Speaker. Minister, how will more reports by administrative staff actually deliver more timely health services to the residents of the ACT?

MS GALLAGHER: I am sorry; I missed the beginning of your question.

MR HANSON: This is about your reports that you are publishing. I want to know what the correlation is and whether that will actually result in improved access to health for the residents of the ACT.

MS GALLAGHER: The reports to the community will be on how we are going against the targets that we are setting and the targets are about improving access to health services. My very genuine hope is that we meet those targets, in which case access to health services will be improved.

Infrastructure plan

MR HARGREAVES: My question is to the Chief Minister. Will the Chief Minister please advise the Assembly on the important role that the infrastructure plan is playing to ensure that our community infrastructure priorities continue to be met?

MS GALLAGHER: I thank Mr Hargreaves for the question. We have been doing a number of very important pieces of work, particularly around releasing the next infrastructure plan for the ACT, which will be released in the next few weeks. The government has been working hand in hand with industry around putting together our


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