ORICA PLANT INCIDENT
The Hon. MICHAEL GALLACHER:
Earlier during question time I was asked by the Leader of the Opposition about the knowledge of my office in relation to the Orica incident. I advise the House that my staff first opened an email informing them of the incident at approximately 12.15 p.m. on 11 August. As members would be aware from what I said on an earlier occasion, at that time I was involved in a highly sensitive meeting involving the Crime Commission. That meeting was interrupted at about 12.30 p.m. when I was informed of the incident. At approximately 12.34 p.m. my office spoke to the Commissioner of Fire and Rescue by telephone in relation to the incident.