Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 3 Hansard (8 April) . . Page.. 713..
Tuesday, 8 April 2014
MADAM SPEAKER (Mrs Dunne) took the chair at 10 am, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional custodians, and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
Leave of absence
Motion (by Mr Corbell) agreed to:
That leave of absence be granted to Ms Gallagher for this sitting week due to her accompanying the Prime Minister on an official business delegation to China.
Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee
Scrutiny report 16
MR DOSZPOT (Molonglo): I present the following report:
Justice and Community Safety (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Standing Committee—Scrutiny Report 16, dated 1 April 2014, together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to make a brief statement.
MR DOSZPOT: Scrutiny report 16 contains the committee's comments on seven bills, 14 pieces of subordinate legislation and three government responses. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.
Health, Ageing, Community and Social Services—Standing Committee
DR BOURKE (Ginninderra) (10.02): I present the following report:
Health, Ageing, Community and Social Services—Standing Committee—Report 2—Inquiry into ACT Public Service Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment, dated 31 March 2014.
That the report be noted.
The inquiry into ACT public service Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment had four key elements. Firstly, it examined the implementation of the