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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 09 Hansard (Tuesday, 11 August 2015) . . Page.. 2571 ..


MS BERRY: Yes, I can. I will bring some information to the chamber and provide Ms Lawder with the numbers, if there is actually a third list that she is referring to.

MADAM SPEAKER: A supplementary question, Ms Lawder.

MS LAWDER: Minister, when a public housing property becomes available, will it be allocated to a person on the priority housing waiting list or will it be allocated to a person on the management-initiated transfer waiting list—also referred to as the out-of-turn waiting list—that we heard about during estimates?

MADAM SPEAKER: I call the Minister for Housing.

Mr Hanson interjecting—

MS BERRY: On a point of order, I just heard an interjection from the Leader of the Opposition—

MADAM SPEAKER: Would you stop the clock if there is a point of order?

MS BERRY: Yes, please—referring to me as something other than the Minister for Housing.

MADAM SPEAKER: I did not hear anything but if you think—

Mr Hanson: Madam Speaker, I am very happy to clarify my interjection. I just note that I have been very quiet with my interjections. My interjection was: was the minister at estimates?

MADAM SPEAKER: There is no point of order. I call the minister to give an answer to Ms Lawder’s supplementary question.

MS BERRY: Thank you, Madam Speaker. The priority housing lists are for people who are in priority housing and people who are most in need of public housing in the ACT. People who apply for public housing—

Mr Hanson interjecting—

MADAM SPEAKER: Order, Mr Hanson!

MS BERRY: and who are families who are experiencing domestic violence, people who have a number of complex issues going on in their lives, homelessness being one of them—

Ms Lawder: On a point of order, Madam Speaker—

MADAM SPEAKER: Could you stop the clock?


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