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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 3 Hansard (22 March) . . Page.. 1100..


approximately 742,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, a 6.2 per cent reduction on the territory's residential sector emissions in 2015.

It is important to emphasise that these figures, like any generated from modelling, are estimates, but they are robust, conservative and derived from a model that has been consistently used elsewhere in Australia for these schemes. They provide a compelling case in support of this scheme, as does the experience on the ground in places like South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

The improvement of energy efficiency through this scheme is a responsible and prudent response to addressing the impact of price increases on households, enhancing social equity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the territory.

I commend the bill to the Assembly and table the following papers:

Regulatory impact statement.

Energy Efficiency (Cost of Living) Improvement (Energy Savings Contribution) Determination 2012 (No 1)—Draft.

Energy Efficiency (Cost of Living) Improvement (Energy Savings Target and Emissions Factor) Determination 2012 (No 1)—Draft.

Energy Efficiency (Cost of Living) Improvement (Priority Household Target) Determination 2012 (No 1)—Draft.

Debate (on motion by Mr Seselja) adjourned to the next sitting.

Standing and temporary orders—adoption of temporary orders as standing orders

MS BRESNAN (Brindabella) (10.29): I move:

That the following temporary orders be adopted as standing orders:

27 Hour of meeting

69 Time limits for debates and speeches

79 Matter of Public Importance

118 Answers to questions without notice

172 Agreement in principle to be determined at a later meeting

182A Amendment to bills

213A Order for the production of documents

254A Request for explanation concerning government response to committee report.


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