Page 3331 - Week 08 - Thursday, 23 August 2012

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MR HANSON (Molonglo) (10.06): I just make the comment that the opposition will be supporting this motion.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Financial Management Act 1996—Financial Management (Credit Facility) Approval 2012 (No 1)—Disallowable Instrument DI2012-208

Motion to disallow

MR BARR (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation): Madam Assistant Speaker—

Mr Seselja: It is not on our blue.

MR BARR: I am sorry; it is on the notice paper.

Mr Seselja: I understand that, but it is not on the daily program. Why is that?

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER (Ms Le Couteur): I do not know. It is on the notice paper so we can—

MR BARR: I understand that there was an omission.

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER: I believe we can continue, Mr Barr, because it is on the notice paper, I understand.

MR BARR: Thank you, Madam Assistant Speaker.

MR HANSON (Molonglo): Madam Assistant Speaker, it would be useful to members of the Assembly now to clarify what matters are going to be debated today. The opposition was referring to the blue. We have only been made aware that this matter was coming forward. I would seek clarification from you as to what matters are being debated. It may be that it will need to be deferred to a later hour this day in order for further discussions to occur.

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER: Mr Corbell can probably answer this better than I can.

MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development): Just for the information of members, of course there is an allocated period of time for Assembly business each day. We are well within that period of time. This is Assembly business notice No 2, having dealt with Assembly business notice No 1.

My understanding is that—and indeed this was raised, if I recall correctly, at the government business meeting last week—the government is proposing to call on and

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