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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 1 Hansard (14 February) . . Page.. 223..


Thursday, 14 February 2008

MR SPEAKER (Mr Berry) took the chair at 10.30 am and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.

Petitions

The following petitions were lodged for presentation:

Tharwa bridge

By Mr Pratt, from 40 residents:

To the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory.

1. This petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly that the community of Tharwa are suffering financial and emotional effects as a result of the Stanhope government's failure to:

a) provide immediate, safe access across the Murrumbidgee River;

b) expedite the refurbishment of the existing Tharwa Bridge;

2. Your petitioners therefore request that the Assembly act to ensure that the Stanhope government give assurances to the community of Tharwa that:

a) they move immediately to restore the existing bridge structure at Tharwa to at least light traffic capability.

Tharwa bridge

By Mr Pratt, from 167 residents:

To the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory.

This petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly that the public safety and security of residents of Tharwa has unduly been put at risk by the closure of the Tharwa Bridge.

Your petitioners therefore request that the Assembly act to ensure that a formal request is made immediately to the Commonwealth government for assistance in the installation of a temporary low level crossing at Tharwa.

ACTION bus service—security

By Mr Pratt , from 42 residents:

To the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory.


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