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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 24 June 2010) . . Page.. 2435 ..


A call of the Assembly having commenced—

Mr Seselja: This is cowardly.

MR SPEAKER: Order, members! Mr Seselja, don’t push me.

Mr Stanhope: Jellyback Jeremy.

MR SPEAKER: Order, Mr Stanhope!

Mr Hanson: Who is hiding?

MR SPEAKER: Mr Hanson! Order, members! We are in the middle of a vote.

Mr Hanson: Gutless Gallagher and the gullible Greens, eh?

Mr Hargreaves: Point of order, Mr Speaker: it reflects upon the character of the member. You cannot say “gutless person” and name the member. It cannot happen.

Mrs Dunne: While we are on the subject of unparliamentary language, how about you ask the Chief Minister to withdraw “Jellyback Jeremy”?

MR SPEAKER: Order, members! There are no points of order. Let us simply resume our seats and finish this vote, thank you.

Mr Seselja: They are gutless.

Mr Stanhope: It was his nickname for a decade.

MR SPEAKER: The next member who intervenes is out. You will be named straightaway.

The Assembly voted—

Noes 11

Ayes 6

Mr Barr

Ms Hunter

Mr Coe

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Doszpot

Ms Burch

Ms Porter

Mrs Dunne

Mr Corbell

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Hanson

Ms Gallagher

Mr Stanhope

Mr Seselja

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Smyth

Question so resolved in the negative.

Questions without notice

Multicultural affairs—programs

MR HARGREAVES: My question is to the Minister for Multicultural Affairs. Can the minister detail some of the programs that the government provides and the


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