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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 12 Hansard (Wednesday, 21 November 2007) . . Page.. 3644 ..


Mr Hargreaves: Is that the only one you have got?

DR FOSKEY: That is the only one I have got for you.

Mr Hargreaves: I will wait until you finish knocking everybody else, then.

DR FOSKEY: Okay. With respect to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, who is not here, I seek an explanation as to why questions 1729 and 1730 were not answered in a timely manner.

MR HARGREAVES: Dr Foskey, I do not know the answer to your question. The last I saw, I had responded to all questions on notice. Indeed, this morning I signed off on another four, and I thought that was all. I will take up the matter and you will have an answer to the question on notice by the end of the week.

Paper

DR FOSKEY (Molonglo) (3.54): I seek leave to table the explanatory statement for the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill.

Leave granted.

DR FOSKEY: I table the following paper:

Residential Tenancies (Energy Efficiency Rating) Amendment Bill 2007—Explanatory statement.

Personal explanation

MR STEFANIAK (Ginninderra—Leader of the Opposition): Mr Temporary Deputy Speaker, I seek leave to make a statement under standing order 46.

MR TEMPORARY DEPUTY SPEAKER (Mr Gentleman): Please proceed.

MR STEFANIAK: In the debate this morning on Dr Foskey’s motion, the Chief Minister stated:

… it—

referring to previous Liberal governments—

did not provide a single cent in any of the outyears.

When we came to government in 2001 there was not one dollar in the outyears devoted to implementation of the strategy; there were no identified actions. There is not a single identified action in that strategy other than, “Oh, let us set ourselves this wonderful aspirational target of a return to 1990 emissions by 2008” …

He finished by saying:


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