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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 09 Hansard (Wednesday, 20 August 2008) . . Page.. 3371 ..


told to us by the community. The Stanhope government has admitted that Canberra faces a shortage of around 60 GPs, yet this same government has neither done anything to entice GPs to come to Canberra nor encouraged older GPs to remain in the workforce.

We offer real solutions to real problems. I commend my motion to the Assembly.

Amendment agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Asbestos related disease and injury

Debate resumed from 5 March, 2008, on motion by Ms MacDonald:

That this Assembly:

honours the extraordinary life of anti-asbestos campaigner Bernie Banton; and

acknowledges the leading role taken by the ACT Government to minimise the prevalence of asbestos related disease and injury.

And on the amendment moved by Mr Stefaniak:

Omit “Government” in paragraph (2), substitute, “Assembly”.

Motion (by Mr Hargreaves) put:

That the debate be adjourned.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 14

Noes 2

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Dr Foskey

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mr Mulcahy

Mrs Burke

Ms Porter

Mr Corbell

Mr Pratt

Mrs Dunne

Mr Seselja

Ms Gallagher

Mr Smyth

Mr Gentleman

Mr Stefaniak

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Environment—waste management

DR FOSKEY (Molonglo) (4.52) I move:

That this Assembly:

calls on the ACT Government to implement the recent State of the Environment Report recommendations relating to waste, to:


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