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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2013 Week 7 Hansard (15 May) . . Page.. 1998..


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Question put:

That the amendments be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9: Mr Barr Ms Berry Dr Bourke Ms Burch Mr Corbell Ms Gallagher Mr Gentleman Ms Porter Mr Rattenbury

Noes 8: Mr Coe Mr Doszpot Mrs Dunne Mr Hanson Mrs Jones Mr Seselja Mr Smyth Mr Wall

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Amendments agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Work safety

MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella) (11.14): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) reaffirms the importance of workplace safety across the ACT and the growing levels of injury reported in recent years;

(2) endorses the outcomes from the "Getting Them Home Safely"report and its recommendations;

(3) congratulates the Government on its timely response to the report; and

(4) reaffirms the importance of:

(a) ensuring workplace safety is paramount when procuring capital works across the Territory;

(b) that the recommendations from the "Getting Them Home Safely"report are encapsulated in the procurement process;

(c) working with industry peak bodies and unions to ensure positive and inclusive safety cultures in all workplaces across the Territory; and

(d) reviewing its actions from the report relating to OH&S and workplace safety annually.


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