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Debates Day 2 - Wednesday 23 November 1994



Debates Day 2 - Wednesday 23 November 1994

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Parliamentary Record 6


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




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DEBATES - Wednesday 23 November 1994 Mr BAILEY: M r Speaker, 1 have a copy o f this document, which I am quite happy to table, but in actual fact it has been tabled already. Members interjecting. M r BAILEY: Mr Speaker, it is a tabled paper. Perhaps the minister is saying that something else was said on the following day. However, what I am saying is that, on 2 2 November 1988 ... M r MANZIE: A point o f order, Mr Speaker! I referred specifically to the Parliamentary Record o f 23 November. The member is talking a b o u t... M r Ede: You told him that he had to look at the Parliamentary Record. M r MANZIE: ... has no relevance to the point o f order. M r BAILEY: The ministerial statement on State Square? M r MANZIE: End o f story! M r SPEAKER: There is no point o f order. The member for Wanguri. M r BAILEY: The minister intimated that I had not researched the topic before asking the question. What I am attempting to clarify for him is that the source I went to was the Minister for Transport and W orks statement in relation to the SI.75m fee. In that statement, the minister said that all the $ 1.756m was for ... M r FINCH: A point o f order, Mr Speaker! Standing orders provide for a member to explain where he may have been misrepresented, misunderstood or ... M r Bell: Sit down and let him have a go. M r FINCH: The honourable member is attempting to demonstrate that he had done his homework which, he claims, the minister accused him o f not doing. Quite clearly, what the honourable member should be doing is demonstrating that he has read the Parliamentary Record o f the sitting o f 23 November 1988. All he has to do is demonstrate that he has read that. That is the point. That is the only option he has in terms of demonstrating to this House that he has been misrepresented or misunderstood. Mr SPEAKER: I expect the member for Wanguri to come to the point as quickly as possible and to refer only to that matter on which he believes he was misrepresented. Mr BAILEY: Mr Speaker, I quote from page 11 o f the speech as tabled: It is the extensive works that went into this lengthy and costly process that has earned Tipperary Developments' $1.75m developer's fee. It should be remembered that a good portion o f this money will be paid out by Tipperary to consultancies engaged along the way. The money was not, as certain 1794