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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2016 Week 6 Hansard (8 June) . .

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adjustments on page 35 show actuarial update and premium savings for ACTIA. They have taken $44 million out of the ACT Insurance Authority—premium savings. I suspect all that means is, "Well, we're just not going to pay you any money. We're going to keep all the money, take what you've got, and if we have a crisis or a big payout, well, we'll cope with it when we get there." Hardly prudent, and you can see that for the other savings that the government has classified as technical savings.

This is not a government with a clear vision for the future or how to pay for it. This is a government that is on a tram being driven by Mr Rattenbury to higher costs, higher debt and higher burden on the people of the ACT, and it will stop on 15 October.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 8: Mr Barr Ms Berry Dr Bourke Mr Corbell Ms Fitzharris Mr Gentleman Mr Hinder Mr Rattenbury

Noes 7: Mr Coe Mr Doszpot Mrs Dunne Mr Hanson Ms Lawder Mr Smyth Mr Wall

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

World Refugee Day

MR HINDER (Ginninderra) (11.01): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) that 20 June is World Refugee Day;

(b) the widespread social and economic contributions that refugees have made and continue to make in the Australian community;

(c) that the ACT Government is continuing to foster an inclusive and supportive environment for recently arrived refugees and asylum seekers, working together with service providers and community members;

(d) that the ACT Government's refugee and multicultural policies contribute to a broad social inclusion agenda aimed at giving all Canberrans the chance to belong, to contribute and be valued; and

(e) the inflammatory, divisive and hurtful comments from members of the Federal Government, including:


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