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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 2 Hansard (21 February) . . Page.. 524..


We were really pleased, obviously, that it was a Greens motion that led to this being held. We were really pleased that we got support from all the Assembly for that and that we had unanimous support for this to go ahead. As I said, I will go through the responses to the recommendations in more detail. It is good that we have now got this report. We can go through the recommendations and, hopefully, get further feedback from MACA and anyone else who played a part in the assembly-and look to whether we hold another one in the future.

I think it was very successful. It was a great day. There was a lot of fantastic input. As we have seen from overseas, with Scotland, it has been something they are looking at holding again. It is a great way that we can allow older people in the community to play a direct part-not just members of the council but other members of the community. Again, I think it was a great thing that we had a wide breadth of people from the community involved.

Again, I thank the minister for tabling this today. It is great that we have got this report and we can act on it.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Papers

Mr Corbell presented the following papers:

Subordinate legislation (including explanatory statements unless otherwise stated)

Legislation Act, pursuant to section 64-

Children and Young People Act-

Children and Young People (Death Review Committee) Appointment 2012 (No 1)-Disallowable Instrument DI2012-6 (LR, 27 January 2012).

Children and Young People (Death Review Committee) Appointment 2012 (No 2)-Disallowable Instrument DI2012-7 (LR, 27 January 2012).

Corrections Management Act-Corrections Management (Indigenous Official Visitor) Appointment 2012 (No 1)-Disallowable Instrument DI2012-5 (LR, 16 January 2012).

Education Act-

Education (School Boards of Schools in Special Circumstances) University of Canberra High School Kaleen Determination 2012-Disallowable Instrument DI2012-2 (LR, 9 January 2012).

Education (School Boards of Schools in Special Circumstances) University of Canberra Senior Secondary College, Lake Ginninderra Determination 2012-Disallowable Instrument DI2012-3 (LR, 9 January 2012).

Electoral Act-Electoral Commission (Chairperson) Appointment 2012 (No 1)-Disallowable Instrument DI2012-8 (LR, 2 February 2012).


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