Page 488 - Week 02 - Wednesday, 16 February 2005

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Insurance Authority. Are the legal costs specifically due to the appeal against the coroner covered by insurance?

MR QUINLAN: I will take that question on notice. Again, is there a point to this?

MR SESELJA: So, you are taking that on notice. Thank you. I have a supplementary question. If they are covered, what impact will this unanticipated expenditure have on the financial state of the—

MR SPEAKER: The question is hypothetical. It is contrary to the standing orders to ask hypothetical questions.

Mr Seselja: It is only hypothetical because he cannot answer the first question.

MR SPEAKER: It is still hypothetical.

MR QUINLAN: Let him rephrase it.

MR SPEAKER: You can rephrase the question, if you like, but hypothetical questions are out of order.

MR SESELJA: So the minister is happy to answer?

MR QUINLAN: Not a hypothetical, no.

Gungahlin child and family centre

MR GENTLEMAN: My question is to the Minister for Children, Youth and Family Support. The ACT government committed in the Canberra social plan to establish child and family centres, with the first centre to be opened in Gungahlin. Minister, can you please inform the Assembly of work recently completed in Gungahlin in seeing this important community facility open, and what services will now be available to the people of Gungahlin?

Mrs Dunne: I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. I think there is a question that I have put on the notice paper in relation to children and family centres.

Ms Gallagher: On the point of order: there is question 165 on the notice paper. This question is quite different from the question that has been put on the notice paper.

Mrs Dunne: Have the positions been filled? Where are they going to be built? When will they be opened?

Ms Gallagher: That was not the question that I was just asked.

Mrs Dunne: What was the question?

Ms Gallagher: If you had listened—

MR SPEAKER: Order! Would you like to repeat the question, Mr Gentleman?

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