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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 8 Hansard (24 August) . . Page.. 2263 ..

MR WOOD (continuing):

move. They are connected to mains, to sewerage and to water, and it is a very expensive operation to remove themselves. Even if they had somewhere to go, they would be presented with very great difficulties. However, there are no alternative sites within this Territory. Park residents cannot hitch up their caravan and go easily. They need security from a caring government and a caring Assembly.


Inquiry - Public Hospital Waiting Lists - Alteration to Reporting Date

MR WOOD (10.35): I seek leave, Mr Speaker, to move a motion to alter the reporting date for the Standing Committee on Health and Community Care inquiry into public hospital waiting lists.

Leave granted.

MR WOOD: I move:

That the resolution of the Assembly of 19 November 1998, as amended on 30 June 1999, referring the inquiry on public hospital waiting lists to the Standing Committee on Health and Community Care be amended by omitting "24 August 1999" and substituting "24 November 1999".

Question resolved in the affirmative.


MR HUMPHRIES (Treasurer, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Community Safety) (10.36): Mr Speaker, pursuant to standing order 200, I present Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 1999-2000, together with its explanatory memorandum.

Title read by Clerk.

MR HUMPHRIES: Mr Speaker, I move:

That this Bill be agreed to in principle.

This Bill provides for appropriations in 1999-2000 totalling $7m to the Chief Minister's Department and $3m to the Department of Health and Community Care. The appropriation to the Chief Minister's Department provides $4.5m capital injection and $2.5m as a government payment for the net cost of outputs. These amounts will be on-passed to the Canberra Tourism and Events Corporation to fund the staging of a Canberra event in the Australian Shell Supercar Championships.

The Canberra event will be an endurance-style street race held within the Parliamentary Triangle. The format of the event will see Ford and Holden manufacturers racing their cars against each other in a championship series. The event will be held once a year for

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