Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 1 Hansard (15 February) . . Page.. 224..
The Assembly voted—
Ayes 11: Mr Barr Dr Bourke Ms Bresnan Ms Burch Mr Corbell Ms Gallagher Mr Hargreaves Ms Hunter Ms Le Couteur Ms Porter Mr Rattenbury
Noes 6: Mr Coe Mr Doszpot Mrs Dunne Mr Hanson Mr Seselja Mr Smyth
Question so resolved in the affirmative.
Motion, as amended agreed to.
Planning—lease variation charge
MS PORTER (Ginninderra) (4.57): I move the motion on the notice paper in my name regarding the lease variation charge:
That this Assembly:
(a) that the Lease Variation Charge captures fair value for the ACT community relating to the changed use of land that is owned ultimately by the ACT community;
(b) that the Government's 2011-2012 Budget contained generous remissions for the Lease Variation Charge to allow industry time to adjust to changed arrangements;
(c) that funds raised through the Lease Variation Charge will be put towards maintaining and improving the city through the Urban Improvement Program; and
(d) that these arrangements are important to protect the amenity, equity, and economic sustainability of our Territory; and
(2) calls on the Assembly to:
(a) support the ACT community receiving fair value for the changed use of land;
(b) support these arrangements for protecting the amenity, equity and economic sustainability of our Territory; and
(c) commit to retaining the Lease Variation Charge and the associated Urban Improvement Program over the next term of the Assembly.
Mr Smyth: On a point of order, Mr Assistant Speaker, I just wonder whether the motion is out of order because it purports, I suspect, to have the next Assembly, over