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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 9 Hansard (22 November) . . Page.. 2243 ..

Wednesday, 22 November 1995


MR SPEAKER (Mr Cornwell) took the chair at 10.30 am 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 petitions have been lodged for presentation:

By Ms Follett, from 106 residents, requesting that the Assembly act to restore the level of funding to the Year 12 adult evening college program and support adult education.

By Mr Berry, from 2,380 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 these petitions will be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate Minister.

Adult Education

The petition read as follows:

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

The petition of certain members of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly: the withdrawal of financial support by the ACT Government for the Yr 12 Adult Evening College Program.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to act to restore the level of funding for the above course and support adult education within the ACT.

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