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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 1 Hansard (11 February) . .

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Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9: Mr Barr Ms Berry Dr Bourke Ms Burch Mr Corbell Ms Fitzharris Mr Gentleman Ms Porter Mr Rattenbury

Noes 8: Mr Coe Mr Doszpot Mrs Dunne Mr Hanson Mrs Jones Ms Lawder Mr Symth Mr Wall

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Government—tendering arrangements

MR RATTENBURY (Molonglo—Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Minister for Justice, Minister for Sport and Recreation and Minister assisting the Chief Minister on Transport Reform): I seek leave to provide some information that Mr Wall was seeking during the debate.

Leave granted.

MR RATTENBURY: I am able to provide an update on the content of the briefing that was provided for the mowing contract. I am advised that during the tender briefing for the interested contracting parties the government indicated they were seeking not to give more than two parcels of the contract to any one contractor. The reason given for that during the briefing was that the government did not want to put all its eggs in one basket. The feedback from people at that meeting was that contractors were interested in bidding for up to three parcels. They wanted to be able to bid for the whole package in one go.

So in the written tender documentation that was circulated—it was publicly available on the ACT government procurement website—clause 1.1.2 of the tender documentation indicated that tenderers may tender for one, two or three packages. I am happy to table that document in the Assembly, but I do not have a copy available to me at the moment. I am happy to table it or I am happy to send it to members directly by email.

Transport—light rail

MR COE (Ginninderra) (6.10): I move:

That this Assembly:

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