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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 9 Hansard (19 August) . . Page.. 3173..


Tuesday, 19 August 2008

MR SPEAKER (Mr Berry) took the chair at 10.30 am, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional owners, 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:

Roads—O'Malley

By Mr Mulcahy , from 52 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 intersections at Tyagarah Street and Hindmarsh Drive and Numeralla Street and Yamba Drive, are dangerous for traffic trying to exit O'Malley.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: address the road safety issues with the two intersections to make it easier and safer for O'Malley residents to exit the suburb.

Gungahlin Drive extension

By Mr Mulcahy , from 35 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 recently completed Gungahlin Drive Extension has not solved the problems of Gungahlin residents commuting in peak times.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: to begin work as soon as possible to expand the Gungahlin Drive Extension to meet the needs of ACT residents.

The Clerk having announced that the terms of the petitions would be recorded in Hansard and a copy of each petition referred to the appropriate minister, the petitions were received.

Leave of absence

Motion (by Mrs Burke ) agreed to:


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