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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 6 Hansard (6 June) . . Page.. 2113 ..


The Assembly voted—

Ayes 12: Ms J Burch Ms Cheyne Ms Cody Ms Fitzharris Mr Gentleman Ms Le Couteur Ms Orr Mr Pettersson Mr Ramsay Mr Rattenbury Mr Steel Ms Stephen-Smith

Noes 9: Miss C Burch Mr Coe Mr Hanson Mrs Kikkert Ms Lawder Ms Lee Mr Milligan Mr Parton Mr Wall

Amendment agreed to.

Original question, as amended, resolved in the affirmative.

Education—government investment

MR STEEL (Murrumbidgee) (4.21): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes the ACT Government's history of investment to improve access to a quality education for all Canberrans, including:

(a) new public schools and investment to expand existing public schools;

(b) new infrastructure at our existing schools;

(c) more psychologists and secular support for student wellbeing and Safe and Inclusive Schools;

(d) providing support and resources for effective teaching and teacher development;

(e) preparing children with the skills of the future in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics;

(f) improving access to quality early childhood education; and

(g) support for greater parental engagement with local school communities;

(2) further notes new education measures announced by the ACT Government in the 2018-19 ACT Budget; and

(3) calls on the ACT Government to continue to deliver investment in our nation-leading education system, to grow Canberra's future prosperity.

I seek leave to move the amendment circulated in my name.

Leave granted.

MR STEEL: I move:

Omit paragraph (2), substitute:

"(2) further notes new education measures announced by the ACT Government in the 2018-19 ACT Budget, including:


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