Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 8 Hansard (13 August) . .
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 Ms Lawder Mr Smyth Mr Wall
Question so resolved in the affirmative.
Motion, as amended, agreed to.
MR COE (Ginninderra) (3.55): I move:
That this Assembly:
(1) notes, regarding light rail:
(a) advice in the 2003 Canberra Public Transport Futures Feasibility Study regarding the staging of a possible ACT-wide network;
(b) criticism from:
(i) Infrastructure Australia;
(ii) the Productivity Commission;
(iii) Mr Bob Nairn;
(iv) the Centre for International Economics; and
(v) Adjunct Associate Professor Leo Dobes; and
(c) significant concern about:
(i) the capital cost of construction, including the relocation of utilities;
(ii) patronage projections;
(iii) operational expenses;
(iv) the risks to the Territory;
(v) the population within walking distance; and
(vi) impact on the bus system; and
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