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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 9 Hansard (22 November) . . Page.. 2244..


Kippax Health Centre

The petition read as follows:

To the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory:

The petition of certain residents of the ACT draws the attention of the Assembly to the proposal by the ACT Government to sell the Kippax Health Centre.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to:

1. Ensure that the Kippax Health Centre is not sold.

2. Retain at the Kippax Health Centre the medical, dental and pathology services.

3. Retain all the present Government-provided ancillary services, such as child-health, continence-advisory, speech-pathology, physiotherapy and after-care services, audio services, hearing impaired.

Petitions received.

PAPER

MS FOLLETT (Leader of the Opposition): Mr Speaker, I seek leave to present a petition that does not conform to standing orders.

Leave granted.

MS FOLLETT: Mr Speaker, I present a petition from 988 residents urging the members of the ACT Legislative Assembly to support the Medical Treatment (Amendment) Bill 1995 to allow people in the terminal stages of a terminal illness the right to choose active voluntary euthanasia.


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