Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 14 Hansard (Thursday, 30 November 2017) . . Page.. 5425 ..
remain nameless came to me and asked for an assurance that the ACT Sergeant-at-Arms did not pack heat. I can assure members that he did not then, and I hope he does not now.
MR RATTENBURY (Kurrajong) (3.33), by leave: On behalf of the ACT Greens, and also as a former Speaker of this place, I would like to thank Max Kiermaier for his excellent service to the Assembly over, as you have noted, a sustained period of time and of course for his service to parliaments in Australia, given his role in the federal parliament as well.
I did serve with Max in the Seventh Assembly, as the Speaker, including the period in which the Clerk took extended leave and Max became the Acting Clerk. I have always found him to be incredibly professional, but also quite good fun. That is a great combination: being able to both get the job done very well and have a laugh and observe the wry ironies of this place.
I will miss Max. I thank you very much for your support and your service to this place, and I wish you all the best in your retirement.
MADAM SPEAKER: Thank you. Well done, Max.
Madam Speaker presented the following papers:
Statement of Registrable Interests form—Revised November 2017, pursuant to the resolution of the Assembly of 30 November 2017.
Parliamentary Triangle—Proposed sale of East Block and West Block Buildings—Letter from the Chief Minister to the Speaker, dated 28 November 2017, enclosing a copy of the Chief Minister’s letter to the Acting Federal Minister for Local Government and Territories, in relation to the resolution of the Assembly of 21 September 2017.
Education and Care Services National Law
Papers 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) (3.35): For the information of members, I present the following papers:
Education and Care Services National Law as applied by the law of the States and Territories, pursuant to sections 301 and 324—Education and Care Services National Amendment Regulations 2017, dated 15 September 2017, together with an explanatory statement.
I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.