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    12   CENTENARY OF THE CHOICE OF THE GRIFFIN DESIGN FOR THE NATIONAL CAPITAL

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr K. J. Andrews—That this House:

(1)    notes that:

(a)    24 May 2011 marks the centenary of the launch of an international competition to design an Australian national capital; and

(b)   the winning design for Canberra:

(i)    by the American architect, Walter Burley Griffin, was announced in May 1912; and

(ii)   was a collaboration between Griffin and his wife, Marian Mahony Griffin; and

(2)    calls on the National Capital Authority to work with the Parliament to arrange an appropriate celebration of the centenary of the choice of the Griffin design for our nation’s capital ( see item No. 2, Votes and Proceedings )—

Debate resumed.

 

 

 

Suspension of meeting

At 6.32 p.m., the Deputy Speaker left the Chair.

Resumption of meeting

At 6.34 p.m., the Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

 

 

Debate continued.

The time allotted for the debate having expired, the debate was interrupted, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.