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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 3 Hansard (9 April) . . Page.. 870..


Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Question put:

That Mr Corbell's amendment, as amended, be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 7: Mr Barr Ms Berry Dr Bourke Mr Corbell Ms Gentleman Ms Porter Mr Rattenbury

Noes 6: Mr Coe Mrs Dunne Mr Hanson Ms Lawder Mr Smyth Mr Wall

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Planning—proposed Conder medical centre

MR SMYTH (Brindabella) (4.24): I move:

That this Assembly

(1) notes that:

(a) the ACT has the lowest rate of bulk-billing in Australia;

(b) there is an urgent need for more bulk-billing medical centres in Tuggeranong;

(c) the construction of a bulk-billing medical centre on Block 12 Section 229 in Conder has stalled as a result of the Government's reluctance to waive the extension of time fee for the site;

(d) the intention of the site's owner is to develop his block, which will in turn provide a much needed localised medical service in Conder and surrounding suburbs;

(e) delays in the development of the site have been due to factors outside of the site owner's control, and hence, he should not be penalised;

(f) this is a priority project, which the Government had initially encouraged; and

(g) this is not a land-banking case; and


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