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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 7 Hansard (19 October) . . Page.. 1835 ..

Thursday, 19 October 1995


The Assembly met at 10.30 am.

(Quorum formed)

MR SPEAKER (Mr Cornwell) took the chair and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.


The Clerk: The following petition has been lodged for presentation:

By Mr Berry, from 1,215 residents, requesting that, in relation to the Kippax Health Centre, the Assembly ensure that it is not sold and that the medical, dental and pathology and all other government-provided ancillary services are retained.

The terms of this petition will be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate Minister.

Kippax Health Centre

The petition read as follows:

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

The petition of certain residents of the ACT draws the attention of the Assembly to the proposal by the ACT Government to sell the Kippax Health Centre.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to:

1. Ensure that the Kippax Health Centre is not sold.

2. Retain at the Kippax Health Centre the medical, dental and pathology services.

3. Retain all the present Government-provided ancillary services, such as child-health, continence-advisory, speech-pathology, physiotherapy and after-care services.

Petition received.

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