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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 06 Hansard (Wednesday, 22 June 2011) . . Page.. 2307 ..


Question put:

That Ms Gallagher’s amendment, as amended, be agreed to

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 11

Noes 5

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Coe

Mr Smyth

Dr Bourke

Ms Hunter

Mr Doszpot

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mrs Dunne

Ms Burch

Ms Porter

Mr Seselja

Mr Corbell

Mr Rattenbury

Ms Gallagher

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Housing—energy efficiency

MS LE COUTEUR (Molonglo) (5.01): First off, I have to seek leave to move an amendment to the motion circulated in my name. It is due purely to poor writing.

Leave granted.

MS LE COUTEUR: Thank you. I move:

Omit paragraph (2)(h), substitute:

“(2)(h) advocate at COAG for funds to:

(i) improve methodologies for data collection on built houses; and

(ii) use more appropriate climate data.”

Amendment agreed to.

MS LE COUTEUR: I move my amended motion:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) the importance of building homes to minimise greenhouse gas emissions given that household energy use comprises 31 percent of the ACT’s greenhouse gas emissions;

(b) the importance of addressing energy efficiency of existing houses as well as new houses and notes the ACT Planning and Land Authority’s intention to review the use of the Building Act 2004 to address this issue;


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