Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 6 Hansard (1 September) . . Page.. 1591 ..
The Clerk: The following petitions have been lodged for presentation:
By Mr Berry, from 1,299 residents, requesting that the Assembly declare any certified agreement a union negotiated agreement as per section 170LJ of the Work Place Relations Act 1996 (Commonwealth).
By Ms Carnell and Mr Hird, from 11 and 16 residents respectively, requesting that the Assembly reverse the decision to cut $1.6m to the Institute of the Arts so that it can continue to provide a worthwhile resource within Canberra.
The terms of these petitions will be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate Minister.
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 Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly: We, the undersigned being staff of the ACT Government and its corporations, express our desire to be represented by the Community and Public Sector Union in any future Enterprise Bargaining process.
Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: Declare any Certified Agreement a union negotiated agreement as per s170LJ of the Work Place Relations Act 1996.