Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 12 Hansard (26 October) . .
Thursday, 26 October 2017
MADAM SPEAKER (Ms Burch) took the chair at 10 am and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
The following petition was lodged for presentation:
Dangerous driving in Gordon—petition 23-17
By Mr Wall, from 163 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: There is excessive hooning, anti-social and dangerous driving on Preddey Way, Clare Dennis Avenue and Lewis Luxton Avenue in Gordon.
Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: Take action to ensure the safety of residents and protect them against damage to people and property as a result of hooning, antisocial and dangerous driving on Preddey Way, Clare Dennis Avenue and Lewis Luxton Avenue in Gordon.
The Clerk having announced that the terms of the petition would be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate minister for response pursuant to standing order 100, the petition was received.
The following response to a petition has been lodged:
Higgins playground facilities—petition 20-17
By Ms Fitzharris, Minister for Transport and City Services, dated 24 October 2017, in response to a petition lodged by Mrs Kikkert on 17 August 2017 concerning upgrades to playgrounds in Higgins.
The response read as follows:
Dear Mr Duncan
Thank you for your letter of 17 August 2017 regarding the petition No 20-17 lodged by Ms Elizabeth Kikkert MLA and received in the Assembly on 17 August 2017, regarding upgrades to playgrounds in Higgins.