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1 July, 2009

Mr HOBBS: […] If you want to save some money, why do you not scrap the Traveston Dam—$2.5 billion? There is an easy way to pick up a few dollars. Let us look at this fuel tax that you are going to levy. It is 9.2c per litre.

Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER: Member for Warrego, I will not warn you again about the use of the word ‘you’.

Mr Wallace: ‘Ewe’ is a female sheep.

Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER: Member for Thuringowa!

Mr HOBBS: I take the point. There are a few sheep over there—and a few goats, too.

Mr WALLACE: I rise to a point of order. We know where the sheep and goats lie in this House.

Mr HOBBS: If the cap fits—

Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER: Let us not have the debate between two people. Let us let the whole of the House listen to the debate.

Subject: Appropriation (Parliament) Bill / Appropriation Bill / Infrastructure Investment (Asset Restructuring and Disposal) Bill / Fuel Subsidy Repeal and Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill [Legislative Assembly – Second Reading — Cognate Debate]

Date: 19 June 2009

Hansard reference: p. 1174 [online (pdf)]

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