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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1993 Week 08 Hansard (Tuesday, 17 August 1993) . . Page.. 2253 ..


In conclusion, Madam Speaker, I, along with other members of this Assembly who have already spoken, would also like to express my sympathy to Hector's widow, Lucy, and his three children in their loss.

Question resolved in the affirmative, members standing in their places.

PETITIONS

The Clerk: The following petitions have been lodged for presentation:

By Ms Szuty, from 1,439 residents, requesting that the Assembly prevent any residential development on the Tuggeranong Homestead and environs site and ensure that any other development is in strict accordance with heritage protection guidelines.

By Ms Szuty, from 121 residents, requesting that the Assembly legislate to deny bail to a person charged with an offence of violence against a woman or child where the person breaches a condition of bail for that offence.

By Mr Berry, from 12,571 residents, requesting that the Assembly pass legislation declaring that all enclosed indoor public environments must be tobacco smoke free.

By Mr Cornwell, from 14 residents, requesting that the Assembly prevent the dual occupancy development of 65 Duffy Street, Ainslie, so as to preserve the heritage of the area.

The terms of these petitions will be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate Minister.

Tuggeranong Homestead

The petition read as follows:

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

The petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly: that Tuggeranong Homestead and environs (Richardson Section 450) is of great historical, architectural, cultural and aesthetic significance, declared by the Australian Heritage Commission to be worth keeping for present and future generations.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: Prevent any residential development on the Tuggeranong Homestead and Environs site, and ensure that any other type of development is in strict accordance with heritage protection guidelines.


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