Page 3333 - Week 09 - Wednesday, 20 August 2008

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Ms Gallagher: What a shame; WIN has gone.

Mr Stanhope: Are they going to be bulk-billed, mate? Are they going to be bulk-billed?

MR SPEAKER: Order! Chief Minister, I name you.

Question put:

That Mr Stanhope be suspended from the service of the Assembly.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Mr Stanhope: Did you warn me, Mr Speaker?


Mr Stanhope was therefore suspended at 12.29 for three sitting hours in accordance with standing order 204 and he accordingly withdrew from the chamber.

Debate interrupted in accordance with standing order 74 and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour.

Sitting suspended from 12.29 to 2.30 pm.

Ministerial arrangements

MS GALLAGHER (Molonglo—Minister for Health, Minister for Children and Young People, Minister for Disability and Community Services, Minister for Women): The Chief Minister is unable to be in question time today. I will be taking questions on his portfolio. Minister Barr will be taking questions for Minister Hargreaves, who is also unable to be here today.

Questions without notice

Gas-fired power station

MR SESELJA: My question is to the Minister for Planning. Minister, the Hume north industrial estate at block 20 of section 23 has been passed in at auction I think on 8 August. What discussions have you had concerning the planning for future uses of the site?

MR BARR: None that I am aware of.

MR SPEAKER: Supplementary Mr Seselja?

MR SESELJA: Minister, have you asked officials to reconsider the use of the land for the Tuggeranong power station and data centre now that the Aboriginal heritage issues have all been solved? If not, why not?


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