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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 8 Hansard (24 August) . . Page.. 2293 ..

MS CARNELL: Mr Corbell may not think that that is a problem, and I have to say - - -

Mr Corbell: I made them public. They are public documents.

MR SPEAKER: Order! You have asked your question, Mr Corbell.

MS CARNELL: Mr Speaker, it would not be a problem if Mr Corbell was getting stuck into me. He is not getting stuck into me; he is getting stuck into a public servant.

Mr Quinlan: Rubbish. That is rubbish.

Mr Corbell: I am getting stuck into the Government.

MR SPEAKER: Order! Settle down, everybody.

Mr Corbell: Absolute nonsense. You should be ashamed of yourself.

Mr Quinlan: You cannot hide behind them all the time.

MS CARNELL: Mr Speaker - - -

Mr Corbell: What a pathetic excuse.


Mr Corbell: Are you the responsible Minister or aren't you?

Mr Quinlan: Don't shift ground like that. That is a blatant untruth.

MR SPEAKER: Gentlemen, order, please!

MS CARNELL: Mr Speaker, there is nobody else but public servants that Mr Corbell could be getting stuck into here. It is either - - -

Mr Corbell: I take a point of order, Mr Speaker. My point is that the Minister is responsible for public administration in this city. I want to know why actions under her name, by delegated authority, took place.

MS CARNELL: Mr Speaker, this is not a point of order.

Mr Corbell: It is not an attack on a public servant. It is an attack on the process and the administration of this Chief Minister.

Mr Quinlan: Answer the question.

Mr Moore: You named him in this morning's paper.

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