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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 8 Hansard (13 August) . .

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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.

Transport—light rail

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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