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Question put:

That Mr Hanson’s amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 8

Noes 9

Mr Coe

Mr Seselja

Mr Barr

Ms Gallagher

Mr Doszpot

Mr Smyth

Ms Berry

Mr Gentleman

Mrs Dunne

Mr Wall

Dr Bourke

Ms Porter

Mr Hanson

Ms Burch

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Jones

Mr Corbell

Question so resolved in the negative.

Amendment negatived.

MADAM SPEAKER: Before we go on, could I make some comments about order in this place. Ms Porter, Mr Gentleman and Mr Doszpot all struggled to keep order in this place during this debate. I know that it is a robust issue, but when the presiding officer calls you to order I expect that you will come to order, and when I call you to order I do not expect that members occupying the chair will have to speak over you at length. If it continues, I will start warning people and naming people.

MR RATTENBURY (Molonglo) (6.04): I seek leave to move my amendments together.

Leave granted.

MR RATTENBURY: I move the amendments circulated in my name together:

(1) Omit subparagraphs (1)(d) and (e), substitute:

“(d) that the Prime Minister made a commitment in her speech launching the Centenary celebrations on 12 March 2012 to Canberra remaining the heart of the Australian Public Service and the primary location of Commonwealth Government departments and agencies; and

(e) the importance to the nation and to Canberra residents of the Commonwealth Government recognising the importance of Canberra as the nation’s capital and continuing to invest in Canberra, both as the home of our national institutions and the heart of the Australian Public Service;”.

(2) Omit paragraph (2), substitute:

“(2) affirms its support for the Commonwealth Government:

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