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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 10 Hansard (26 August) . . Page.. 4300..

Question so resolved in the negative.

Question put:

That Ms Tucker's motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted-

Ayes 2

Noes 15

Ms Dundas

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Ms Tucker

Mrs Burke

Mr Pratt

Mr Corbell

Mr Quinlan

Mr Cornwell

Mr Smyth

Mrs Cross

Mr Stanhope

Mrs Dunne

Mr Stefaniak

Ms Gallagher

Mr Wood

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the negative.

Education-Standing Committee

Report 5

MS MacDONALD (11.18): Mr Speaker, I present the following paper:

Education-Standing Committee-Report 5-Teaching in the ACT: Shaping the future, dated 25 August 2004, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to move a motion authorising the report for publication.

Leave granted.

MS MacDONALD: I move:

That the report be authorised for publication.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

MS MacDONALD: I move:

That the report be noted.

Mr Speaker, this is the fifth and final report of the Standing Committee on Education. I preface my speech by saying that parents, the community and, in turn, governments expect education systems to deliver what their children need-learning and establishing a strong foundation for the future. The same can be said for post-school learning through the CIT. Governments and others can provide the money for classrooms, chalkboards, books, computers, smartboards and other capital equipment, but teachers are the linchpin

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