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Questions Day 2 - Wednesday 27 November 1996



Questions Day 2 - Wednesday 27 November 1996

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Parliamentary Record 29


Questions for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997




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QUESTIONS - Wednesday 27 November 1996 the $1500 so that she can have Maggie Hickey, Leader of the Opposition, Territory Labor on the award. Mrs Hickey interjecting. Mr STONE: On behalf of Territory Labor, you want me to pay for your advertising, after you conned certain members of the press gallery into believing that this was a personal award from you. You rose in this Chamber, in the dead of night when there was hardly anyone around. That was the smartest thing you have done ... Members interjecting. Mr SPEAKER: Order! Mr STONE: You were joined by your deputy. He was interjecting and he claimed th a t... Mr BAILEY: A point of order, Mr Speaker! The member cannot reflect on whether members are in or out of the Chamber by implying when members come in and when they leave, and whether they come in at the end or the beginning of the day. The minister came in at the very end of the adjournment debate, after everyone else had left. He cannot reflect on the movements of members into or out of the Chamber. Mr SPEAKER: There is no point of order. Mr STONE: One of the interjections last night was that somehow I am supposed to use $10 000 of taxpayers money for the Chief Ministers Cup at the Darwin Turf Club. Mr Bailey: Is there such a thing as the Chief Ministers Cup? Mr STONE: I thought I would have a look at this, particularly sincc the member for Wanguri was continuing to make this statement. It turns out to be yet another one of the furphies invented by Labor and dropped ... Members interjecting. Mr STONE: They can um and ah, but Territorians keep catching them out all the time. They do not tell the truth. Mr Bailey: Tell us about the Chief Ministers Cup. Mr STONE: The Darwin Turf Club Chief Ministers Cup involves a donation of $1100. There is a whole swag of them. Mr Bailey: A whole swag of them? Mr STONE: Be quiet for a minute and I will tell you something. There is the Northern Territory Council of Social Service - that receives $11 200. That is one body which members 1841

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