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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2016 Week 8 Hansard (10 August) . .

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

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

Question put:

That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.

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

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

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Emergency Services Agency

MRS JONES (Molonglo) (12.04): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) the importance of the emergency services to the ACT;

(b) importance of the reliability of the 000 call centre and the importance of public confidence in the service;

(c) the importance of staff morale in these life-saving fields;

(d) the importance of local knowledge in bushfire preparedness and capability planning; and

(e) the importance of the Government having the confidence of employees in this vital service; and

(2) calls on the ACT Government to:

(a) create a culture of confidence in the Emergency Services Agency (ESA);

(b) take action to ensure ESA employees know they are equipped to undertake their role; and


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