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Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Scrutiny report 14

MRS JONES (Murrumbidgee) (11.02): I present the following report:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Scrutiny Report 14, dated 19 February 2018, together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Leave granted.

MRS JONES: Scrutiny report 14 contains the committee's comments on 70 pieces of subordinate legislation, one government response, one national regulation, four regulatory impact statements, and proposed amendments to one government bill. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.

Planning and Urban Renewal—Standing Committee

Report 4

MS LE COUTEUR (Murrumbidgee) (11.04): I present the following report:

Planning and Urban Renewal—Standing Committee—Report 4—Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 329: Weston Group Centre and Surrounding Community and Leisure and Accommodation Lands: Zone changes and amendments to the Weston Precinct map and code, dated 7 February 2018, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I move:

That the report be noted.

This is the fourth report of the planning and urban renewal committee for the Ninth Assembly. On 28 August 2017, pursuant to section 73 of the Planning and Development Act 2007, the minister for planning referred this variation to the standing committee. The standing committee advised the minister that we would be conducting an inquiry into it. The committee held one public meeting and heard from eight witnesses, who included members of community organisations, individuals, the Minister for Planning and Land Management and his officials. We also received three submissions. Our report contains 11 recommendations. The bottom line is that the committee recommended that, subject to our following recommendations, draft variation 329 be approved.

When you look at our recommendations, those of you who followed intimately my comments and my recommendations on Woden a week ago, as I am sure all of you did, will find that there are a lot of recommendations in common. Recommendations 2,


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