Page 3253 - Week 09 - Wednesday, 23 August 2017

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was a shipping container and you could not buy fresh milk. The very limited number of local residents who lived in Gungahlin at the time were very pleased when Gungahlin got more local shops and they did not have to venture all the way to town to get fresh milk.

I think the development of Canberra is a good thing. I think more people being Canberran is a good thing.

I understand some of Ms Le Couteur’s concerns about the ecological footprint and the rising costs of government. They are somewhat substantiated. I accept them. I do, however, have concerns about the criticism in her amendments of population growth in general terms. On the whole I support the motion unamended. I encourage other members to do so as well.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 2

Noes 20

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Barr

Mrs Kikkert

Mr Rattenbury

Ms Berry

Ms Lawder

Ms Burch

Ms Lee

Ms Cheyne

Mr Milligan

Ms Cody

Ms Orr

Mr Coe

Mr Parton

Ms Fitzharris

Mr Pettersson

Mr Gentleman

Mr Ramsay

Mr Hanson

Mr Steel

Mrs Jones

Mr Wall

Amendment negatived.

Original question resolved in the affirmative.

Director of Public Prosecutions—funding

MR HANSON (Murrumbidgee) (4.10): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) noted in the agency’s 2016 2017 Annual Report that funding for the DPP was “at a critical level”;

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