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Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 24 March 2015



Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 24 March 2015

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Parliamentary Record 18


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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS - Tuesday 24 March 2015 574 Paper Tabled: Mr McCarthy (Member for Barkly), by leave, laid upon the Table Funding cuts hurt Alice: Chamber of Commerce survey, Government funding cuts to Indigenous programs have pulled millions of dollars out of the Alice Springs Community CEO Kaye Eade (Paper 1269). 14.24 Mr Conlan to Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services 14.27 Mr Vowles to Minister for Local Government and Community Services (Supplementary Question) 14.31 Mr Barrett to Chief Minister 14.35 Ms Lee to Minister for Housing (referred to Chief Minster) 14.38 Mr Kurrupuwu to Minister for Parks and Wildlife 14.40 Ms Walker to Chief Minister 14.42 Mr Conlan to Chief Minister 14.45 Mr Wood to Minister for Infrastructure 14.49 Mr Barrett to Minister for Land Resource Management _________________ Suspension of Standing Orders Ms Fyles (Member for Nightcliff) moved That so much of Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent this house from censuring the Chief Minister. Mr Elferink (Leader of Government Business) informed the Assembly that the Government would accept the censure motion, pursuant to Standing Order 95. _________________ 14. CENSURE OF CHIEF MINISTER MOTION NOT AGREED TO Ms Fyles (Member for Nightcliff) pursuant to notice, moved That this house censure the Chief Minister for: Leading the most dysfunctional government in the Territory's history with fourteen reshuffles in two and a half years. Increasing the cost of living for Territory families and lying about PowerWater tariff hikes. Failing on land release for housing and ignoring consultation with affected residents. Ignoring the crime wave across the Territory and failing to deliver the 120 extra police officers promised. Presiding over horrendous job and program cuts across front-line services across out regions and remote communities. Arrogantly refusing to seek a mandate from Territorians on public asset sales. Debate ensued. _________________ Withdrawal from Chamber: The Speaker ordered Mr McCarthy (Member for Barkly) to withdraw from the Assembly for one hour pursuant to Standing Order 240A. _________________ Debate continued. Mr Elferink (Leader of Government Business) moved That the question now be put. Question put The Assembly divided: