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to provide a business service centre regional facility to support business advisory services and monitoring in Tuggeranong as part of the ACT Government AusIndustry program. The Labor Government promised to expand skateboard facilities in the valley to provide an appropriate venue for skateboarding.
Mr De Domenico: Did you cost any of this?
MR WHITECROSS: Of course. The Labor Party has, because of its strong presence in the valley, its history of strong representation in the valley - - -
Mr De Domenico: It is not strong any more.
MR WHITECROSS: It is strong in the valley.
Mr De Domenico: What happened to Ros? Do you remember her?
MR WHITECROSS: Only vaguely. The Labor Party has always had a strong interest in representing the people of Tuggeranong. We have worked hard at representing the people of Tuggeranong. We had a lot of achievements in the last three years in relation to the Tuggeranong Valley. We went to the last election, not resting on our laurels but with a further program of development in relation to police, sport, child care and health facilities. We were ready to implement them.
It is interesting that Mr Osborne has come into this place this afternoon expressing concern about the state of health facilities in Tuggeranong. He voted yesterday for the privatisation of Jindalee, even though the Liberal Government has broken its promise to provide - - -
Mr De Domenico: On a point of order, Mr Speaker: I dare say that Mr Whitecross does not realise that he may be reflecting on a vote that was taken yesterday in the Assembly.
MR SPEAKER: I am sure that Mr Whitecross is aware that he cannot reflect on that; that would be quite out of order. I am sure that he is aware of that, Mr De Domenico.
MR WHITECROSS: It was a nice try, Tony; a good time waster. Mr Osborne voted for the privatisation of Jindalee, even though that will mean that the Liberals have broken their promise to provide a nursing home in Tuggeranong. Mr Osborne voted for the Government's decision to sack salaried medical officers, even though he professes to be interested in health facilities in Tuggeranong. Mr Osborne voted for the Liberal Government even though, unlike the Labor Government, the Liberal Government has no commitment to a health centre in South Tuggeranong.
Mr Osborne has the opportunity to support at any time he chooses a government which is committed to providing good levels of infrastructure in the Tuggeranong Valley - the best level of infrastructure in the Tuggeranong Valley - that is, a Labor government. We went to the people with the best record in relation to the people of Tuggeranong. Unlike the Liberal Party, we have not been downgrading services to Tuggeranong; we had promised to increase them. I would urge Mr Osborne to consider that as he deliberates on matters over the next few years.