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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2013 Week 6 Hansard (9 May) . . Page.. 1862..


Public Accounts—Standing Committee (Seventh Assembly)—Report 26—Review of Auditor-General's Report No. 2 of 2011: Residential Land Supply and Development—Government response.

Personal explanation

MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra): Mr Assistant Speaker, I seek leave to make a personal explanation under standing order 46 as I claim to have been misrepresented.

MR ASSISTANT SPEAKER: You claim to have been misrepresented. Mrs Dunne.

MRS DUNNE: In question time today Minister Burch said that in the last Assembly the shadow minister responsible for youth justice had never darkened the door of Bimberi. I was the person responsible for youth justice for the Canberra Liberals in the last Assembly. I visited Bimberi before it was populated, before it was officially opened, and on one occasion—my recollection is it was about April 2011—I exercised my rights under the Children and Young People Act, along with Mr Seselja, to visit the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre. On a number of occasions I declined to attend media events organised by Minister Burch because I did not think it was appropriate to use the children and young people in the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre as media props.

Call-in powers—block 5 section 32, Bruce

Papers and statement by minister

MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations and Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Planning and Development Act, pursuant to subsection 161(2)—Development application No. 201222892—Block 5 Section 32 Bruce—

Statement regarding exercise of call-in powers, dated 10 April 2013.

Notice of Decision, dated 10 April 2013.

Members interjecting—

MR CORBELL: I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.

Leave granted.

MR ASSISTANT SPEAKER: Members, I could not even hear Mr Corbell ask for leave to be granted because of the loud interjections coming from members of the opposition. Mr Hanson, I have talked to you already this afternoon once. I do not want to have to raise this again with members on either side. Mr Corbell.


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