Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 7 Hansard (28 June) . . Page.. 2757..
small town and the community works closely with our parks staff and often shares values and ideals with our parks staff inasmuch as they all want the best outcomes for our parks. So it is no surprise that, when morale is low, people get to hear about it. The anecdotal stories we hear are that the parks staff are struggling to support the programs and park care groups.
Mrs Dunne, should I take my second 10 minutes or are we going to stop now?
MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER (Mrs Dunne): Mr Rattenbury, it being 10.30, I think this was the agreed time for adjournment.
Debate (on motion by Mr Corbell) adjourned to the next sitting.
Motion by Mr Corbell proposed:
That the Assembly do now adjourn.
Australian Hotels Association awards
MR COE (Ginninderra) (10.33): I rise this evening to put on the record my support for and congratulations to the Australian Hotels Association, ACT branch and the nominees and winners at the awards dinner which was held last night at Rydges Lakeside. I believe that every member of the opposition was there in support of the event, including Mr Seselja, Mr Smyth, Mr Hanson, Mrs Dunne, Mr Doszpot and, of course, myself. Mr Barr and Mr Rattenbury were also in attendance.
I would like to acknowledge the winners of the awards. They include the John Press award, which was sponsored by Lion Nathan. The winner was Nicole Miladinovic from Mooseheads Bar and Nightclub. The member of the year was sponsored by Carlton and United Breweries, and Mark Sproat from the Brassey of Canberra took out that award.
The president's award was won by Steven Fanner, the former general manager of the AHA, ACT branch. Best cafe-restaurant was won by Taze Mediterranean Cuisine. Best family restaurant, sponsored by Schweppes, was won by Belluci's Wode,n and the best restaurant, sponsored by Carlton and United Breweries, was won by Italian and Sons, with Pistachio Dining in Torrens being highly commended.
The best pub-bistro was sponsored by Lion Nathan, and the winner was Ha Ha Bar in the electorate of Ginninderra. The best wine list was sponsored by Treasury Wine Estates, and the winner was the Flint Dining Room and Bar. Best bar presentation and service was sponsored by Lion Nathan, and the winner was the Kennedy Room.
The best cocktail bar was sponsored by Diago, and the winner was Knightsbridge Penthouse. Best local was sponsored by Carlton and United Breweries, and the winner was Edgars Inn. The best new/redeveloped venue, general division, was sponsored by Coordinate, and the winner was the George Harcourt Inn, also in the electorate of Ginninderra.