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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 12 Hansard (28 October) . .

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That said, it would have to be a bespoke solution. There are some complexities to this, but I call on them to use the resources of their government to put together a scheme which would give some confidence and some certainty not just for these Canberra families but also for future people who may want to invest in Canberra based on the regulations of this government.

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 Smyth Mr Wall

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Amendment agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

ACT Health—hospitals

MR HANSON (Molonglo—Leader of the Opposition) (4.55): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes that:

(a) in the past 12 months ACT Health has been plagued with mismanagement, strikes, unsafe practices, toxic culture, bullying, inappropriate personal relationships, loss of training accreditation, overcrowding, highest costs, lost millions, lack of transparency, worst emergency and elective surgery wait times; and

(b) recent public reports of failures of ACT Health include:

(i) on 7 November 2014 the ABC reported:

(A) that The Canberra Hospital (TCH) could lose its accreditation as a teaching hospital amid accusations of a "toxic" culture of bullying in the maternity department;

(B) staff bullying had plagued the department since concerns were first raised four years ago; and


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