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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 opposite keep interjecting that we give nothing to. That was an extraordinary statement. They said that we do not give NTCOSS anything. Mr Bailey: That is not an award. Mr STONE: How about the Orchid Spectacular? The champion prize is $620. Mr Martin: Out of your pocket? Mr STONE: I will pick up the interjection from the member for Fannie Bay. I went back over my own chcquc butts to determine whether I had ever personally paid for trophies. I have. Mr Bailey: Wc all have. Mr STONE: If that is what the Leader of the Opposition ... Ms Martin: Yes, but what about Chief Ministers cup? Mr STONE: The member for Fannie Bay obviously does not understand ... Mr Ah Kit interjecting. Mr STONE: If the member for Amhem docs not be quiet, he will cop it too. The member for Fannie Bay does not understand the difference between providing an award that is a Northern Territory government award, and even calling it the Chief Ministers Award, as opposed to Maggie Hickey, Leader of the Opposition, Territory Labor. There is a big difference because, when the cup is presented, it is not announced as the CLP Chief Ministers Cup. When the award is handed out for the Alice Springs Chief Ministers Cup, it is not the Shane Stone Cup. However, here we have Maggie Hickey, Leader of the Opposition, Territory Labor - and she sent me the bill. I could not get over the gall of it. She is expecting Territory taxpayers to pay for some advertising for Territory Labor. Mrs Hickey: No. That is untrue. Mr STONE: Do not talk to me about propriety. I heard what you said to the journalists. You told them that you, Maggie Hickcy, were personally sponsoring this award. What you did not tell them was that Shane Stone was paying. Mrs Hickey: But you are not. Alleged Political Use of Departmental Information Ms MARTIN to DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER Docs the minister concede that he wrote no letters to pensioners following his receipt of the confidential database requested on 17 May 1994? Is it not true that the only letter written 1842