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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (27 November) . . Page.. 4797 ..


The Assembly voted—

Ayes 11 : Miss C Burch, Ms Lee, Mr Coe, Mr Milligan, Mrs Dunne, Mr Parton, Mr Hanson, Mr Wall, Mrs Jones, Mrs Kikkert, Ms Lawder

Noes 14 : Mr Barr, Ms Le Couteur, Ms Berry, Ms Orr, Ms J Burch, Mr Pettersson, Ms Cheyne, Mr Ramsay, Ms Cody, Mr Rattenbury, Ms Fitzharris, Mr Steel, Mr Gentleman, Ms Stephen-Smith

Question resolved in the negative.

Petition—ministerial response

The following response to a petition has been lodged:

Workers' rights—petition 21-18

By Ms Stephen-Smith, Minister for Employment and Workplace Safety, dated 21 November 2018, in response to a petition lodged by Ms Cody on 25 October 2018 concerning support for the Government Procurement (Secure Local Jobs) Amendment Bill 2018.

The response read as follows:

Thank you for your letter of 25 October 2018 regarding petition No 21-18 lodged by Ms Bec Cody MLA providing support for the Government Procurement (Secure Local Jobs) Amendment Bill 2018.

I am pleased to advise that this Bill was passed by the Legislative Assembly on 25 October 2018.

The Secure Local Jobs reforms help give effect to the government's commitment to use its market and procurement power to positively influence the behaviour of employers and to ensure that workers are safe, treated fairly and have their rights at work upheld.

I thank you for bringing this petition to my attention. I am encouraged by the support of members of the community for the amending legislation and its objectives.

Papers

The Clerk presented the following papers:

Icon Water Contracts with ActewAGL—

Corporate Services Agreement (redacted), dated 27 June 2012.

Customer Services and Community Support Agreement (redacted), dated 27 June 2012.


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