Page 1859 - Week 06 - Thursday, 9 May 2013

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MADAM SPEAKER: Mr Hanson has withdrawn. Ms Burch.

MS BURCH: I hope he has withdrawn without qualification, Madam Speaker.

MADAM SPEAKER: There was no qualification, and you do not need to chip me about withdrawals, Ms Burch.

MS BURCH: Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Mr Smyth: A point of order, Madam Speaker. Would Ms Burch now withdraw the inaccuracies that she has just presented to the Assembly?

MADAM SPEAKER: I am sorry, that is not a point of order; that is a matter of debate. Ms Burch.

MS BURCH: Madam Speaker, it is my understanding that in the former Assembly Mr Coe was the shadow for young people. It is my understanding that Mr Wall in this Assembly is the shadow for young people. If that is an error, I will absolutely take it is an error and a mistake. But if that is correct—

Mr Hanson: Responsible for youth justice. Be correct with your language.

MS BURCH: Well, it is a matter of language, but it is the shadow responsible for young people. You’re a bit touchy, fellas. You should just get out there.

Ms Gallagher: I ask that all further questions be placed on the notice paper.


MR COE (Ginninderra), by leave: With regard to a supplementary question posed by Dr Bourke about Bindubi Street in Aranda, I table the following paper:

Resurfacing—Copy of article from The Riotact, posted on 17 April 2013.

Personal explanation

MR WALL: I wish to make a personal explanation.

MADAM SPEAKER: Does the member claim to have been misrepresented?

MR WALL: I do, Madam Speaker.

MADAM SPEAKER: The member may proceed.

MR WALL: Madam Speaker, my portfolio responsibility is as the shadow minister for youth. Mr Hanson, as shadow for family and community services, has responsibility for youth corrections.

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