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Reading from a Media Statement

The Hon. T.J. STEPHENS (15:11): My question is to the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Can the minister update the council on the release of the discussion paper for health and medical industries as part of the broader growth state initiative?

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The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Mr Ridgway, you are reading from a media release. That’s not appropriate. Sit down. Don’t do it again. It’s in breach of the standing orders of introducing material that is already in the public arena.

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