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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 04 Hansard (Wednesday, 16 March 2005 2005) . . Page.. 1056 ..


It would be difficult to argue that there has not been adequate time for debate on the matter and that senior members in this place have not had an opportunity to contribute. Mr Speaker, the government believes that your discretion has been appropriately exercised and that there is certainly no basis for questioning your judgement on this matter. The government will not support the motion. I move:

That the question be now put.

Question put:

That Mr Corbell’s motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 10

Noes 7

Mr Berry

Mr Hargreaves

Mrs Burke

Mr Smyth

Mr Corbell

Ms MacDonald

Mrs Dunne

Mr Stefaniak

Dr Foskey

Ms Porter

Mr Mulcahy

Ms Gallagher

Mr Quinlan

Mr Pratt

Mr Gentleman

Mr Stanhope

Mr Seselja

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Question put:

That Mrs Dunne’s motion be agreed to

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 7

Noes 10

Mrs Burke

Mr Smyth

Mr Berry

Mr Hargreaves

Mrs Dunne

Mr Stefaniak

Mr Corbell

Ms MacDonald

Mr Mulcahy

Dr Foskey

Ms Porter

Mr Pratt

Ms Gallagher

Mr Quinlan

Mr Seselja

Mr Gentleman

Mr Stanhope

Question so resolved in the negative.

Question put:

That Mr Quinlan’s motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—


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