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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 6 Hansard (8 May) . . Page.. 2092..


Detail stage

Clause 1.

Debate (on motion by Mr Seselja) adjourned to a later hour.

Planning and Development (Public Notification) Amendment Bill 2012

Debate resumed from 28 March 2012, on motion by Ms Le Couteur:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

Question put.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 4: Ms Bresnan Ms Hunter Ms Le Couteur Mr Rattenbury

Noes 13: Mr Barr Dr Bourke Ms Burch Mr Coe Mr Corbell Mr Doszpot Mrs Dunne Ms Gallagher Mr Hanson Mr Hargreaves Ms Porter Mr Seselja Mr Smyth

Question so resolved in the negative.

Long Service Leave (Portable Schemes) (Security Industry) Amendment Bill 2012

Debate resumed from 29 March 2012, on motion by Dr Bourke:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra) (11.08): The opposition will not be supporting the Long Service Leave (Portable Schemes) (Security Industry) Amendment Bill 2012. This bill seeks to establish a portable long service leave scheme for employees in the security industry. It mirrors the scheme this government, with the support of the Greens, bulldozed through in 2009 to capture the community sector. We did not support that bill either. This bill has even more problems than we had to deal with in relation to the community sector scheme.

Let me run through some of those issues. The scheme will capture only some worker classifications listed in the Security Industry Act 2003. The workers not captured under this scheme apparently are captured under the building and construction scheme. For some businesses this means that they have got employees who are engaged in activities caught by both schemes and very likely will have to deal with different


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