ACT Legislative Assembly Hansard

Advanced search

.. Previous page. . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search

Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 3 Hansard (9 April) . . Page.. 886..

individuals and their wellbeing. I am proud to move this motion today. I would ask members to vote for it. It is not unreasonable when other processes have run out that we bring a matter back to the ultimate court of the land, which is the Assembly. I would seek your assistance on this motion.

Question put:

That the motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

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

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

Question so resolved in the negative.

Economy—digital Canberra action plan

MS BERRY (Ginninderra) (5.19): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) the importance of the ACT Government's Digital Canberra Action Plan to accelerate business engagement with the digital economy and help businesses access new customers and markets;

(b) the ACT Government's investment of more than $12 million in NICTA over 2012-2016 towards research into innovative service delivery in areas such as e-health and e-government;

(c) that access to hi-speed internet improves education opportunities for all Canberrans;

(d) the benefits that free Wi-Fi will bring to civic life and tourism in our town centres;

(e) the potential for high skilled job growth in our innovative information and communications technology sector in the ACT; and

(f) the Federal Government's plan to limit the construction of the National Broadband Network to fibre to the node instead of fibre to the premises; and

Next page . . Previous page. . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search

If you have special accessibility requirements in accessing information on this website,
please contact the Assembly on (02) 6205 0439 or send an email
Accessibility | Copyright and Disclaimer Notice | Privacy Policy
© Legislative Assembly for the ACT