Page 1795 - Week 07 - Wednesday, 30 May 1990

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Wednesday, 30 May 1990


MR SPEAKER (Mr Prowse) took the chair at 10.30 am and read the prayer.


The Clerk: The following petitions have been lodged for presentation, and a copy will be referred to the appropriate Minister:

Royal Canberra Hospital

To the members of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly in parliament as assembled.

The signatures contained herein from the constituents of the A.C.T. respectfully showeth that the decision to close Royal Canberra Hospital should be reversed and that it should be upgraded to its former excellent standard for the people of Canberra and your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

By Ms Follett (from 19,368 citizens), Mr Moore (from 20,466 citizens), and Mr Berry (from 1,625 citizens).

Petitions received.


MS FOLLETT (Leader of the Opposition): I seek the leave of the Assembly to read a letter which came to me with the petition.

Leave granted.

MS FOLLETT: I thank the Assembly. The letter says:

Dear Ms Follett,

We come in peace and good will to convey to the ACT Legislative Assembly the wishes of the people of Canberra and the surrounding regions.

The people are concerned and very angry that the ACT Alliance Government is closing the Royal Canberra Hospital to create another principal

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