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financial results reported in the quarterly consolidated financial report should be, of course, interpreted with some caution. Quarterly results can be volatile and care should be taken in using these results as a basis for making projections for the year. The operating result for the general government sector will be revised as part of the 2006-07 budget to be released on 6 June 2006. I commend the report to the Assembly. I move:

That the Assembly takes note of the paper.

Debate (on motion by Mr Mulcahy) adjourned to the next sitting.


Mr Barr presented the following paper:

Preferred approach to the distribution of funds for students with disabilities—Letter from the Non-Government Schools Education Council to the Minister for Education and Training, dated 17 April 2006.

Mr Corbell presented the following papers:

Subordinate legislation (including explanatory statements unless otherwise stated)

Legislation Act, pursuant to section 64—

Land (Planning and Environment) Act—

Land (Planning and Environment) Amendment Regulation 2006 (No 1)—Subordinate Law SL2006-12 (LR, 10 April 2006).

Land (Planning and Environment) Amendment Regulation 2006 (No 2)—Subordinate Law SL2006-13 (LR, 20 April 2006).

Water Resources Act—Water Resources Regulation 2006—Subordinate Law SL2006-14 (LR, 1 May 2006).

Roads and infrastructure

Discussion of matter of public importance

MR SPEAKER: I have received letters from Mrs Burke, Dr Foskey, Mr Gentleman, Ms MacDonald, Mr Mulcahy, Ms Porter, Mr Pratt and Mr Smyth proposing that matters of public importance be submitted to the Assembly for discussion. In accordance with standing order 79, I have determined that the matter proposed by Mr Pratt be submitted to the Assembly, namely:

The state of roads and infrastructure in the ACT.

MR PRATT (Brindabella) (3.41): Mr Speaker, I rise today to bring on this matter of public importance about the state of roads and infrastructure in the ACT in the hope that we will see this government do something about the state of these infrastructure items in the budget. Roads and other infrastructure in the ACT are the backbone of support for

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