Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2022 Week 12 Hansard (Tuesday, 29 November 2022) . . Page.. 3901 ..
Tuesday, 29 November 2022
MADAM SPEAKER (Ms Burch) (10.00): Members:
Dhawura nguna, dhawura Ngunnawal.
Yanggu ngalawiri, dhunimanyin Ngunnawalwari dhawurawari.
Nginggada Dindi dhawura Ngunnaawalbun yindjumaralidjinyin.
The words I have just spoken are in the language of the traditional custodians and translate to:
This is Ngunnawal Country.
Today we are gathering on Ngunnawal country.
We always pay respect to Elders, female and male, and Ngunnawal country.
Members, I ask you to stand in silence and pray or reflect on our responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
Leave of absence
Motion (by Mr Gentleman) agreed to:
That leave of absence be granted to Ms Orr for today’s sitting due to illness.
Motion (by Mr Braddock) agreed to:
That leave of absence be granted to Mr Davis for this sitting week due to personal reasons.
The following response to petitions has been lodged:
Schools—maintenance—petitions 15-22 and 21-22
By Ms Berry, Minister for Education and Youth Affairs, dated 11 November 2022, in response to a petition lodged by Mr Davis on 2 August 2022, concerning a building condition report for Lyneham Primary School.
The response read as follows:
Dear Mr Duncan
Thank you for your letter about petition number 15-22 and 21-22 regarding a building condition report for Lyneham Primary School.
The ACT Government is committed to ensuring that ACT public schools are great places for students to learn and staff to work.