Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 12 Hansard (22 November) . . Page.. 3754..
Question so resolved in the negative.
Motion (by Ms MacDonald ) agreed to, with the concurrence of an absolute majority:
That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Assembly proceeding to a vote on notice No 2, private members' business.
That Ms MacDonald's motion be agreed to.
The Assembly voted—
Question so resolved in the affirmative.
Motion agreed to.
MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra) (12.14): I move:
That this Assembly:
(1) notes the contribution made by ACT preschools to early childhood education;
(2) recognises that preschool education in the ACT has always been provided via a unique and historic collaboration between government and individual parent associations;
(a) recognises that individual parent associations are an essential prerequisite for the establishment and operation of preschools in the ACT; and
(b) notes that the current proposal called Towards 2020 proposes to make small savings to the education budget by closing 22 of the ACT's preschools;