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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 03 Hansard (Tuesday, 20 March 2018) . . Page.. 691 ..


I am disappointed that the censure motion will not get up today. That is very clear but it is no surprise. On behalf of the thousands of Canberrans who were offended by Andrew Barr’s comments, I think we have done the right thing by bringing it forward today.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 13

Noes 10

Mr Barr

Ms Orr

Miss C Burch

Mr Milligan

Ms Berry

Mr Pettersson

Mr Coe

Mr Parton

Ms J Burch

Mr Ramsay

Mr Hanson

Mr Wall

Ms Cody

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Jones

Ms Fitzharris

Mr Steel

Mrs Kikkert

Mr Gentleman

Ms Stephen-Smith

Ms Lawder

Ms Le Couteur

Ms Lee

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Original question, as amended, resolved in the affirmative.

Petitions

The following petition was lodged for presentation:

Mitchell light rail stop—petition 6-18

By Ms Fitzharris, from 4,560 residents:

To the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory

This petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly that: The planned Lysaght/Flemington Road light rail stop was removed from construction without adequate consultation with business owners and rate payers of the precinct.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: Request on our behalf to reinstate the light rail stop planned for Mitchell.

The Clerk having announced that the terms of the petition would be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate minister for response pursuant to standing order 100, the petition was received.

Pursuant to standing order 99A, the petition, having more than 500 signatories, was referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Transport and City Services.


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