Hansard . . . . Subject index . . . . Speeches . . . . Sittings

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Minister for Community Services (Motion of want of confidence)

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Standing and temporary orders—suspension

Courts Legislation Amendment Bill 2012


Questions without notice:


Children and young people—children, youth and family support program

Distinguished visitors

Questions without notice:


Appropriation Bill 2012-2013

Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2012-2013


Executive contracts

Remuneration Tribunal determinations


Financial Management Act—instruments

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee


State of the environment report 2011—government response


Education, Training and Youth Affairs—Standing Committee


Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (No 2)

National Energy Retail Law (ACT) Bill 2012

National Energy Retail Law (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

Adjournment: Mr John Desmond Button OAM

Schedules of amendments:

Schedule 1: Courts Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Schedule 2: National Energy Retail Law (ACT) Bill 2012

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Planning and Development (Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets) Amendment Bill 2012

Water and Sewerage Regulation (Water Heaters) Amendment Bill 2012

Retirement Villages Bill 2012

Electoral (Limits on Gifts) Amendment Bill 2012

Environment and Construction Occupations Legislation (Wood Heaters) Amendment Bill 2012

Exposure draft


Questions without notice:

Hospitals—emergency department

Budget—community sector



Roads—Constitution Avenue

Mental health—in-patient facility

Canberra Hospital—birthing centre

Children and young people—care and protection

Mental health—in-patient facility

Budget—students with disabilities


Budget—Canberra Hospital emergency department

Personal explanation


Official Visitor Bill 2012 (No 2)

Electoral (Donation Limit) Amendment Bill 2011

Crimes (Offences Against Police) Amendment Bill 2012

Bail Amendment Bill 2012

National Energy Retail Law (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012



Volunteering awards

Schedules of amendments:

Schedule 1: Official Visitor Bill 2012 (No. 2)

Schedule 2: Official Visitor Bill 2012 (No. 2)

Schedule 3: National Energy Retail Law (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

Thursday, 7 June 2012

Leave of absence

Petitions: Fitters Workshop—petitions Nos 135 and 136

ACT Supermarket Competition Policy—Select Committee

Election Commitments Costing Bill 2011 Exposure Draft—Select Committee

Health—dental health waiting times

Roads—traffic calming


Public Interest Disclosure Bill 2012

Health (National Health Funding Pool and Administration) Bill 2012

Orders of the day—postponement

Fitters Workshop

Public Accounts—Standing Committee


Public Accounts—Standing Committee

Corrections and Sentencing Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Duties (Landholders) Amendment Bill 2012

Duties Amendment Bill 2012 (No 2)

Rates and Land Tax Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Ministerial arrangements

Questions without notice:


Transport—light rail and bus rapid transit


Questions without notice:



Budget—green schools

Appropriation Bill 2012-2013


Appropriation Bill 2012-2013


Appropriation Bill 2012-2013

Estimates 2012-2013—Select Committee

2011-2012 annual report directions

Administration and Procedure—Standing Committee

ACTPS workers compensation and work safety improvement plan—

progress report

Out-of-order petition

Supplementary answer to question without notice:

Canberra Hospital—birthing centre

Social procurement


Health, Community and Social Services—Standing Committee

Estimates 2012-2013—Select Committee

Fitters Workshop


Curtin Community Bank

Australian Hellenic memorial

Curtin Community Bank

Performing arts

Australian Veterinary Association conference

Schedule of amendments:

Schedule 1: Duties (Landholders) Amendment Bill 2012

Answers to questions:

ACTION bus service—dead running (Question No 2078)

Finance—budget allocations (Question No 2141)

ACT public service—workplace investigations (Question No 2171)

Environment—air pollution (Question No 2177)

Land Development Agency—dividends (Question No 2189)

ACT public service—workplace investigations (Question No 2228)

Alexander Maconochie Centre—emergency calls (Question No 2231)

Health—palliative care (Question No 2237)

Health—midwives (Question No 2238)

Health Directorate—pregnancy to parenting series (Question No 2239)

Health Directorate—peer support programs (Question No 2240)

Health Directorate—training scholarships (Question No 2241)

Health Directorate—mobile primary health services (Question No 2242)

Health Directorate—walk-in clinic (Question No 2243)

Canberra Hospital—television rental service (Question No 2244)

Health Directorate—health protection service (Question No 2245)

Canberra Hospital—meals (Question No 2246)

Health Directorate—veterans’ liaison office (Question No 2247)

Health Directorate—lactation consultant (Question No 2249)

Health Directorate—procurement exemptions (Question No 2250)

ACTION bus service—air quality (Question No 2251)

ACTION bus service—hybrid electric buses (Question No 2252)

ACTION bus service—security (Question No 2253)

Transport—demand responsive initiatives (Question No 2254)

ACTION bus service—crime (Question No 2255)

Taxis—crime (Question No 2256)

Housing—Red Hill units (Question No 2258)

Housing—Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advocacy service (Question No 2259)

Housing ACT—maintenance services (Question No 2260)

Housing ACT—maintenance services (Question No 2261)

Housing ACT—maintenance services (Question No 2262)

Housing ACT—maintenance services (Question No 2264)

Housing ACT—maintenance services (Question No 2265)

Women—disabled (Question No 2267)

Canberra Arts Marketing—funding (Question No 2269)

Cycling and pedestrian network—Cardno report (Question No 2270)

Planning—Kingston foreshore (Question No 2272)

Government—procurement excemptions (Question No 2273)

Domestic Animal Services—costs (Question No 2278)

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate—city rangers (Question No 2279)

Schools—active transport programs (Question No 2280)

RSPCA—funding (Question No 2282)

Environment—shopping trolleys (Question No 2283)

Government—procurement exemptions (Question No 2284)

Planning—Kingston foreshore (Question No 2286)

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate—community gardens (Question No 2287)

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate—community gardens (Question No 2290)

Environment—Hyder report (Question No 2291)

Environment—community gardens (Question No 2293)

MusicACT—venue database (Question No 2294)

Education and Training Directorate—community gardens (Question No 2295)

Transport—car pooling (Question No 2296)

ACTION bus service—school buses (Question No 2297)

Roads—speed zones (Question No 2299)

ACTION bus service—school buses (Question No 2300)

ACTION bus service—hybrid electric buses (Question No 2302)

ACTION bus service—particulate filters (Question No 2303)

ACTION bus service—disabled access (Question No 2304)

Roads—speed cameras (Question No 2305)

Transport—light rail (Question No 2306)

Environment—wood heaters (Question No 2307)

Environment—firewood (Question No 2308)

Environment—air quality monitoring stations (Question No 2309)

Transport—cost modelling (Question No 2310)

Housing—Narrabundah Long Stay Caravan Park (Question No 2311)

Asylum seekers—support (Question No 2312)

Community Services Directorate—interpreting services (Question No 2313)

Government—procurement exemptions (Question No 2314)

Youth—transition workers (Question No 2316)

Land Development Agency—sales (Question No 2319)

Community Services Directorate—contracts (Question No 2320)

Government—procurement exemptions (Question No 2322)

Environment—carbon sequestration projects (Question No 2323)

Environment—sustainability attitudes and behaviours survey (Question No 2324)

Electricity—feed-in tariff (Question No 2325)

Environment—renewable energy targets (Question No 2326)

Environment—HEAT rebate (Question No 2327)

Environment—energy and water efficiency outreach program (Question No 2328)

Environment—energy efficiency industry (Question No 2329)

Environment—urban waterways (Question No 2330)

Environment—house demolition waste (Question No 2334)

Business—licences (Question No 2233)

Housing—low cost boarding houses and hostels (Question No 2235)

RSPCA—site (Question No 2281)

Schools—carbon neutrality (Question No 2331)

Environment—recycling bins (Question No 2335)

Waste—food rescue programs (Question No 2336)

ACT Concrete Recyclers—Pialligo site (Question No 2337)

Health Directorate—dental services (Question No 2339)

Government—spending (Question No 2341)

Chief Information Officer (Question No 2343)

Education and Training Directorate—staff (Question No 2345)

Hospitals—lymphoedema services (Question No 2346)

Health—orthopaedic surgeons (Question No 2347)

Health—ACT Pathology (Question No 2348)

Hospitals—elective surgery (Question No 2349)

Health Directorate—expenditure (Question No 2353)

Kangaroos—cull (Question No 2354)

Oakey Hill nature park—hazard reduction burn (Question No 2357)

Health Directorate—cross-border agreement (Question No 2359)

Chief Minister and Cabinet Directorate—accommodation (Question No 2364)

Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate—accommodation (Question No 2366)

Chief Minister and Cabinet Directorate—expenditure (Question No 2367)

Energy—renewable (Question No 2371)

Education and Training Directorate—expenditure (Question No 2372)

Government—mobile phones (Question No 2373)

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate—expenditure (Question No 2374)

Roads—Barton highway bridge collapse (Question No 2375)

Roads—expenditure (Question No 2378)

Government—mobile phones (Question No 2381)

Roads—speed cameras (Question No 2382)

Roads—William Hovell Drive (Question No 2383)

Education and Training Directorate—publication costs (Question No 2388)

Housing ACT—maintenance requests (Question No 2389)

Roads—cleaning (Question No 2390)

Trees—management (Question No 2391)

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate—woodchip use (Question No 2392)

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate—community gardens (Question No 2393)

Roads—resurfacing (Question No 2395)

ACT Public Cemeteries Authority—proposed southern cemetery site (Question No 2396)

Roads—cycle lanes (Question No 2397)

ACTION bus service—revenue (Question No 2399)

Parking—Hopetoun Circuit (Question No 2402)

Planning—climate change impact (Question No 2403)

Planning—climate change impact (Question No 2404)

Planning—draft variation 306 (Question No 2405)

Planning—energy efficiency initiatives (Question No 2406)

Planning—lease variation charges (Question No 2407)

Questions without notice taken on notice:

University of Canberra and Canberra Institute of Technology

Communication and social awareness playgroups

Communication and social awareness playgroups

Alexander Maconochie Centre—identity braclets

Recycling—batteries and light bulbs

Alexander Maconochie Centre—Solaris Therapeutic Community

Canberra Institute of Technology—alleged bullying