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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 01 Hansard (Wednesday, 2 December 2020) . . Page.. 107 ..


MS STEPHEN-SMITH (Kurrajong—Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Minister for Families and Community Services and Minister for Health) (3.54): I seek leave to move the amendments circulated in my name together.

Leave granted.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: I thank members. I move:

Substitute

“(1) (a) and (b) ‘Association’ with ‘Federation’; and ‘ASMOA’ with ‘ASMOF’;

(2) (d) (i) and (ii) ‘junior doctors’ with ‘Physician Trainees’; and

(3) (e) ‘experienced by junior doctors’ with ‘identified in the report’.”

I want to apologise to Mrs Jones for only just circulating those amendments, but they had been discussed with her office and, as members will see, they are relatively minor amendments to Mrs Jones’s motion, just to correct the name of the federation.

Mrs Jones: It has already been corrected on the notice paper.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: I was advised that Mrs Jones’s office was not going to—

Members interjecting—

MR DEPUTY SPEAKER: The member will be heard in silence. Ms Stephen-Smith has the floor.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: I apologise, Mr Deputy Speaker; it is the first day back and I was advised that those amendments were not going to be made. Maybe we can sort that out while Mr Rattenbury, or whoever is going to speak on behalf of the Greens, is speaking.

Mrs Jones: It is here in the notice paper.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: Yes, Mrs Jones, I heard you the first time. I apologise that I have not picked up on that.

MR DEPUTY SPEAKER: Mrs Jones and Ms Stephen-Smith, can we please—

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: In any case, Mr Deputy Speaker—

Member interjecting—

MR DEPUTY SPEAKER: The member will be heard in silence.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: With those amendments, which Mrs Jones has advised have already been made by her office and are reflected on the notice paper, the government will be supporting Mrs Jones’s motion. We all agree and we all value every person in


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