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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 12 Hansard (29 October) . .

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concern is going to be. Paragraph (2) of my motion calls on the ACT government to detail how they will address the congestion concerns of motorists using Fairbairn Avenue to access the city from Majura parkway.

Regardless of whether the road is going to be required to be upgraded now, in five years time or in 15 years time, at some point the road will need to be upgraded or a new link to Morshead Drive will need to be established. Whatever the government chooses to do, I think it is important that it is detailed to the Assembly so that all concerned can have some confidence that the government is in fact aware of this problem and that it has a necessary strategy in place to try and mitigate any problems.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

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.

Paper

Mr Corbell presented the following paper:

Major Events Act—Major Events (One Day Cricket International) Notice 2014 (No. 1)—Disallowable Instrument DI2014-281 (LR, 28 October 2014), together with its explanatory statement.

Renewable energy and greenhouse gas emissions

MS BERRY (Ginninderra) (4.18): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) climate change and the threat it poses to our city, our economy and our environment is real;

(b) cities play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and in addressing the critical economic, social and environmental consequences of climate change;


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