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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 04 Hansard (Wednesday, 6 April 2011) . . Page.. 1506 ..


removing my paragraph (3) from the motion is so disappointing. It is very disappointing. What message does that send to the people of Belconnen who went to the meeting? What message does it send to other people in Canberra when they want to seek information?

Of course, the opposition will not be supporting the amendments proposed by Labor and the Greens. It seems inevitable that they will be passed, but I do hope that, regardless of what this Assembly does pass, the government will be compliant in providing all the information necessary to at least put all the facts on the table for concerned residents in Belconnen.

Question put:

That Ms Le Couteur’s amendments to Mr Barr’s proposed amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 4

Mr Barr

Ms Hunter

Mr Coe

Mr Hanson

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Doszpot

Ms Burch

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Dunne

Mr Corbell

Mr Stanhope

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Question put:

That Mr Barr’s amendment, as amended, be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 4

Mr Barr

Ms Hunter

Mr Coe

Mr Hanson

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Doszpot

Ms Burch

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Dunne

Mr Corbell

Mr Stanhope

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

MR SPEAKER: The question now is that the motion, as amended, be agreed to.

MR COE (Ginninderra) (6.57): In conclusion, it is very disappointing, as I said earlier, that the motion has been watered down to, in effect, let the government off the hook with regard to providing information to the constituents of Ginninderra. What we have seen today is really what this Labor-Greens alliance is all about. It is a coalition in everything but name. We have seen the Greens, who claim to be


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