12 March 2018


Open Access – Cabinet minute summary for the week of 12 March 2018

Cabinet date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

Road Transport Reform (Light Rail) Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Decision number: 17/715/GB

Cabinet (the Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety Relations present the Road Transport Reform (Light Rail) Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 in the March 2018 sitting. The Bill is the second stage of reform to the ACT’s road transport legislation required to support the operation of the light rail as public passenger transport mode.

Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Ministerial Statement: Annual Statement on the Status of Women in the ACT

Minute number: 18/104/GB

Cabinet (the Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Women make a statement in the Legislative Assembly during the March sitting period 2018 on the status of Women in the ACT and International Women’s Day 2018.

Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Ministerial Statement: Progress Update on the Implementation of the ACT Children and Young People’s Commitment 2015-2025

Minute number: 18/104/GB

Cabinet (the Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Disability, Children and Youth make a statement in the Legislative Assembly during the March 2018 sitting period updating the Assembly on progress of the implementation of the ACT Children and Young People’s Commitment 2015-2025.

Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Ministerial Statement: Our Booris, Our Way

Minute number: 18/164/GB

Cabinet (the Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Disability, Children and Youth make a statement in the Legislative Assembly during the March sitting period 2018 on Our Booris, Our Way.

Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Domestic Animals Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 - Greyhound Dangerous Dogs Alignment – Combined Pass

Decision number: 18/77/CAB

Cabinet agreed the Minister for Transport and City Services present the Domestic Animals Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (Greyhound/Dangerous Dog Alignment).

Government Position on Private Members Bill (Mr Coe MLA) – Land Acquisition (Reporting Requirements) Amendment Bill 2018

Minute number: 18/114/CAB

Cabinet agreed to the proposed Government response to the Private Member’s Bill (Mr Coe MLA) – Lands Acquisition (Reporting Requirements) Amendment Bill 2018.

Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

ACT participation in the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

Decision number: 18/76/CAB

Cabinet agreed to join the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Scheme (Scheme).

ACT submission to the Senate inquiry into the need for regulation of mobility scooters, also known as motorised wheelchairs

Decision number: 18/51/CAB

Cabinet agreed to a submission in response to an inquiry being conducted by the Federal Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee into the need for regulation of mobility scooters, also known as motorised wheelchairs.

Enterprise Bargaining Agreement Update – Finalising the Common Core Negotiations

Decision number: 18/172/BUD

Cabinet authorised further negotiations on the Common Core Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.