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assessment unit; new clinical administration spaces; new education spaces to support professional development of our Centenary Hospital staff; and the refurbishment of the gynaecology procedure suite.

The expansion of the Centenary Hospital is a vital piece of work that is demonstrating our commitment to continually transforming health infrastructure on the Canberra Hospital campus that will benefit the whole Canberra community and surrounding region.

Mr Barr: Further questions can be placed on the notice paper.

Supplementary answer to question without notice

Planning—community consultation

MR GENTLEMAN: I want to clarify something for Ms Clay, regarding her question earlier about information and feedback streams for the planning bill. I can advise that the information sessions are being held to help the community to understand the bill, which is technical. The feedback on the bill is being sought online and there is a range of ways to provide this. I would encourage people to go online and use the various ways on the YourSay page to engage.

Leave of absence

Motion (by Mr Braddock) agreed to:

That leave of absence be granted to Mr Rattenbury for today due to his attending ministerial duties.

Defence—defence industry

MR HANSON (Murrumbidgee) (3.06): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) the importance of defence industry to the Canberra economy and local jobs;

(b) the importance of the defence industry to the security of Australia; and

(c) the important role of western military equipment, including Australian equipment, in the defence of the Ukrainian people;

(2) further notes:

(a) the recent attack on the defence industry by the Greens in this Assembly;

(b) the attack on the defence supplier that is providing vital support to Ukraine; and

(c) that the defence supplier in question has its Australian headquarters in Canberra;

(3) affirm its support for Canberra’s defence industry sector; and

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