Page 2333 - Week 07 - Tuesday, 16 June 2009

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2009 UCI mountain bike and trials world championship. Section 18 of the act provides for the Treasurer to authorise expenditure from the Treasurer’s advance. Section 18A of the act requires that within three sitting days after the day such authorisation is given, the Treasurer must present to the Legislative Assembly a copy of the authorisation instrument, a statement of the reasons for giving it and a summary of the total expenditure authorised under section 18 for the financial year.

Due to an administrative oversight within Treasury, this instrument is being tabled on the fourth sitting day since it was signed, and I apologise to members for this oversight.

This instrument provides $600,000 to the Department of Territory and Municipal Services to undertake immediate work required to stage the world championships at Stromlo Forest Park during September 2009. I commend the paper to the Assembly.

Financial Management Act—consolidated financial report

Paper and statement by minister

MS GALLAGHER (Molonglo—Treasurer, Minister for Health, Minister for Community Services and Minister for Women): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 26—Consolidated Financial Report—Financial quarter ending 31 March 2009.

This report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting.


Ms Gallagher presented the following paper:

Gene Technology Act, pursuant to subsection 136A(3)—Operations of the Gene Technology Regulator—Quarterly report—1 October to 31 December 2008, dated 6 March 2009.

State of the environment report

Government response

MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, Minister for Energy and Minister for Police and Emergency Services): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Commissioner for the Environment Act, pursuant to subsection 19(3)—Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment—State of the Environment Report 2007/08—Government response.

I move:

That the Assembly takes note of the paper.

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