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the way to build this road back in the 1970s. These were Liberal members of the original ACT Legislative Assembly. They recognised that on key roads such as this, in the broad context of servicing Canberra, they should not be built as single lanes because of all the problems that we see so clearly with the current Gungahlin Drive problem.

With regard to Glenloch Interchange, you really have to ask what is happening with the project. I think it is a disgrace that the project is taking as long as it is to complete. The whole designs had some simplicity when we started with them. Of course, because of promises Mr Corbell made, the whole thing has become a fiasco. The planning of it was just appalling. Work is proceeding at what appears to be a snail’s pace.

I would like to commend Mr Coe for bringing on this motion. It is very important for the people directly in his electorate, as it is in mine, and I look forward to the Chief Minister apologising and correcting the record for the mistakes he made this morning. (Time expired.)

Question put:

That Mr Stanhope’s amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 10

Noes 5

Mr Barr

Ms Hunter

Mr Coe

Mr Smyth

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Doszpot

Ms Burch

Ms Porter

Mr Hanson

Mr Corbell

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Seselja

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Stanhope

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Sustainability strategies

MR RATTENBURY (Molonglo) (3.57): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) that the Government has not delivered a number of key Government strategies, policies and legislative reforms that related to improving the sustainability of the ACT in a timely manner, including:

(i) the Sustainable Energy Policy for the ACT;

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