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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 27 November 2014) . . Page.. 4181 ..


and getting the best value for money for taxpayers. But this is much more than that. This is about a concerted attack on our important national public institutions.

I thank Mr Corbell and his colleagues for their support for this motion today and I call on the federal government to reverse these cuts to what is an important national institution.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 8

Noes 9

Mr Coe

Ms Lawder

Mr Barr

Ms Gallagher

Mr Doszpot

Mr Smyth

Ms Berry

Mr Gentleman

Mrs Dunne

Mr Wall

Dr Bourke

Ms Porter

Mr Hanson

Ms Burch

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Jones

Mr Corbell

Question so resolved in the negative.

Motion agreed to.

Leave of absence

Motion (by Mr Corbell) agreed to:

That leave of absence be granted to all members for the period 5 December 2014 to 9 February 2015.

Standing orders—suspension

Motion (by Mr Corbell) agreed to:

That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the adjournment debate for this sitting continuing past 30 minutes.

Executive business—precedence

Ordered that executive business be called on.

Food Amendment Bill 2014

Debate resumed from 23 October 2014, on motion by Ms Gallagher:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.


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