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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 11 Hansard (23 October) . . Page.. 4108 ..


Road Transport (General) Application of Road Transport Legislation Declaration 2018 (No 9)—Disallowable Instrument DI2018-255 (LR, 4 October 2018).

Road Transport (General) Concession Determination 2018 (No 2)—Disallowable Instrument DI2018-245 (LR, 10 September 2018).

Road Transport (General) Act and the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act—Road Transport (Road Rules) Amendment Regulation 2018 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2018-19 (LR, 11 October 2018).

Road Transport (General) Act, Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act and the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act—Road Transport Legislation Amendment Regulation 2018 (No 2)—Subordinate Law SL2018-16 (LR, 6 September 2018).

Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulation—Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Parking Authority Declaration 2018 (No 2)—Disallowable Instrument DI2018-236 (LR, 23 August 2018).

Sex Work Act—Sex Work (Fees) Determination 2018—Disallowable Instrument DI2018-242 (LR, 6 September 2018).

Taxation Administration Act—Taxation Administration Amendment Regulation 2018 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2018-17 (LR, 17 September 2018).

Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act—Tobacco and Other Smoking Products (Fees) Determination 2018 (No 1)—Disallowable Instrument DI2018-239 (LR, 30 August 2018).

Tree Protection Act—Tree Protection (Advisory Panel) Appointment 2018 (No 1)—Disallowable Instrument DI2018-252 (LR, 4 October 2018).

Valuing teachers

Discussion of matter of public importance

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER (Ms Lee): Madam Speaker has received letters from Ms Cody, Mrs Dunne, Mr Hanson, Mrs Kikkert, Ms Lee, Ms Orr, Mr Pettersson and Mr Wall proposing that matters of public importance be submitted to the Assembly. In accordance with standing order 79, Madam Speaker has determined that the matter proposed by Ms Cody be submitted to the Assembly, namely:

The importance of valuing and supporting ACT teachers.

MS CODY (Murrumbidgee) (3.42): I am so glad that my MPI has been submitted for discussion today, because valuing teachers is an especially important topic at the moment. There are several major debates going on in our community about education. It is important that we make sure that those debates are had in an intelligent way. They are debates about ending homophobic discrimination in private schools. They are debates about the future of NAPLAN and about school funding. They are debates about how we make our education system stronger and ensure that every child, not just the ones with wealthier parents, gets the best start in life, and debates about what we do with the kids, like me, who did not fit in at school.


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