Page 1253 - Week 05 - Tuesday, 16 April 1991

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Tuesday, 16 April 1991


MR SPEAKER (Mr Prowse) took the chair at 2.30 pm and read the prayer.


Motion (by Mr Collaery), by leave, agreed to:

That the Assembly authorises:

(1) the recording on video tape without sound by Prime Television of proceedings during question time today, Tuesday, 16 April 1991; and

(2) the use by any television station of any part of the recorded proceedings in subsequent news, current affairs and documentary programs and not for the purposes of satire or ridicule.


MR SPEAKER: On Thursday, 21 March, towards the conclusion of a debate which contained some acrimony, upon an interjection from Mrs Grassby, in the heat of the moment, I asked Mrs Grassby to please wake up. I admit that Mrs Grassby was fully awake at the time. I immediately apologised to Mrs Grassby by way of a note, and for the Hansard record I hereby withdraw that comment.


School Sites - Territory Plan Variations

MS FOLLETT: My question is to Mr Kaine, as the Minister for planning. I refer you, Mr Kaine, to the Territory Planning Authority's decision to commence proceedings to vary the Territory Plan to allow the five schools closed by your Government to be sold. I ask you, Mr Kaine, as Minister for planning: What instructions or directions to initiate this action were given by you to the Planning Authority?

MR KAINE: Mr Speaker, my instructions to the Planning Authority on this issue have been quite specific. The schools have been closed, and it is the Government's intention that the property inherent in those schools be

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