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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 12 Hansard (Wednesday, 25 October 2017) . . Page.. 4307 ..

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 12

Noes 9

Mr Barr

Mr Gentleman

Mr Coe

Ms Lee

Ms Berry

Ms Le Couteur

Mrs Dunne

Mr Parton

Ms Burch

Ms Orr

Mr Hanson

Mr Wall

Ms Cheyne

Mr Ramsay

Mrs Jones

Ms Cody

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Kikkert

Ms Fitzharris

Ms Stephen-Smith

Ms Lawder

Amendment agreed to.

Original question, as amended, resolved in the affirmative.


MS CODY (Murrumbidgee) (11.57): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) notes:

(a) since the Government’s re-election in October 2016, it has delivered the vital services Canberrans voted for, including:

(i) investing in better public education by funding new schools to accommodate more students, and expanding facilities at existing schools;

(ii) constructing an integrated transport system across Canberra that will prevent the congestion affecting other cities, incorporate active and diverse travel options, while also building healthy lifestyles; and

(iii) providing essential and affordable local healthcare where people need it and investing in a health system that prepares for the future;

(b) also notes that we have delivered on our commitment to improve community amenities across Canberra by:

(i) investing in upgrades to Canberra’s local arts centres and libraries;

(ii) improving public recreational spaces, including playgrounds, sporting ovals and dog parks; and

(iii) undertaking refurbishment of local shopping centres allowing for improved access, parking and aesthetic; and

(c) further notes that:

(i) the delivery of these commitments has been done whilst balancing the ACT Budget;

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