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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 06 Hansard (Wednesday, 6 June 2018) . . Page.. 2113 ..


The Assembly voted—

Ayes 12

Noes 9

Ms J Burch

Ms Orr

Miss C Burch

Mr Milligan

Ms Cheyne

Mr Pettersson

Mr Coe

Mr Parton

Ms Cody

Mr Ramsay

Mr Hanson

Mr Wall

Ms Fitzharris

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Kikkert

Mr Gentleman

Mr Steel

Ms Lawder

Ms Le Couteur

Ms Stephen-Smith

Ms Lee

Amendment agreed to.

Original question, as amended, resolved in the affirmative.

Education—government investment

MR STEEL (Murrumbidgee) (4.21): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes the ACT Government’s history of investment to improve access to a quality education for all Canberrans, including:

(a) new public schools and investment to expand existing public schools;

(b) new infrastructure at our existing schools;

(c) more psychologists and secular support for student wellbeing and Safe and Inclusive Schools;

(d) providing support and resources for effective teaching and teacher development;

(e) preparing children with the skills of the future in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics;

(f) improving access to quality early childhood education; and

(g) support for greater parental engagement with local school communities;

(2) further notes new education measures announced by the ACT Government in the 2018-19 ACT Budget; and

(3) calls on the ACT Government to continue to deliver investment in our nation-leading education system, to grow Canberra’s future prosperity.

I seek leave to move the amendment circulated in my name.

Leave granted.

MR STEEL: I move:

Omit paragraph (2), substitute:

“(2) further notes new education measures announced by the ACT Government in the 2018-19 ACT Budget, including:


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