Legislative Council: Wednesday, November 16, 2022


Regional Emergency Accommodation

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:42): Supplementary: is the minister aware of what has changed in the last few weeks with regard to the amount of water that is going to be coming down the river and the need for different preparations?

The Hon. E.S. Bourke interjecting:

The PRESIDENT: This is for the Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon. Ms Bourke, so I will let the Minister for Primary Industries answer.

The Hon. C.M. SCRIVEN (Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Minister for Forest Industries) (14:42): When I mentioned the question that was asked some weeks ago by the Hon. Robert Simms, if I recall correctly it was in the context of—

The Hon. R.A. Simms: It was a very good question.

The Hon. C.M. SCRIVEN: It was a very good question; I agree with him on that.

The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Mr Simms, interjections are out of order.

The Hon. C.M. SCRIVEN: It was in the context of preparations for a high-water event. We are seeing that high-water event eventuate, clearly, and so I am very glad that those preparations have been in place and therefore those actions are being taken.