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note that Mrs Dunne received an extensive briefing from very senior Health officials last week, that there are multiple FOIs on multiple issues regarding this by a number of members of the opposition, and that I made a statement and a motion was moved immediately afterwards. My office sought to respect the opposition and to respect this chamber by giving notice to Mrs Dunne that we would be not providing the AECOM report due to its cabinet in-confidence nature. With a blow-by-blow and different motions coming forth, it would be appreciated if the work of the Health Directorate could be focused on fixing this problem and not responding endlessly when we have been very generous with our time.
I have been very open with Mrs Dunne and the opposition. I gave a 20-minute statement in this chamber and answered multiple questions. I ask that they give some thought, because of the burden of the multiple requests for the same things in multiple different ways, to the burden on the directorate when they are going through an extensive work program to fix this problem. If members opposite could get their act together and provide me with a list of questions that they would like answered, I would be happy to do so. I have always indicated to Mrs Dunne that I will be open and transparent, including in this place, but some advance notice, as we have given Mrs Dunne in return, would be appreciated.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
Mr Barr presented the following papers:
Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 26—Consolidated Financial Report—Financial quarter ending 31 March 2017.
Auditor-General’s Reports Nos 10/2016 and 11/2016 relating to Financial Audits—Copy of letter from the Treasurer to the Auditor-General, dated 5 May 2017.
Education and Care Services National Law Amendment Act 2017
Paper and statement by minister
MS BERRY (Ginninderra—Deputy Chief Minister, Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development, Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, Minister for Women and Minister for Sport and Recreation) (3.45): For the information of members, I present the following paper:
Education and Care Services National Law Amendment Act 2017 (Victoria).
Education and Care Services National Law Amendment Act 2017, as adopted by the Education and Care Services National Law (ACT) Act 2011—Explanatory statement.
I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.