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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 10 Hansard (13 October) . . Page.. 3027..

Wednesday, 13 October 1999


MR SPEAKER (Mr Cornwell) 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.


The Clerk: The following petition has been lodged for presentation:

By Mr Quinlan , from 230 residents, requesting that the Assembly rezone the land at section 33 Deakin from residential to urban open space/dedicated public parkland, and retain section 36 Deakin as restricted access recreation at its current level of usage.

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

Deakin - Rezoning of Land

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:

We the undersigned are opposed to the redevelopment of Sections 33 and 36 Deakin and ask for the immediate preservation of open land in the area for public use.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to:

Rezone the land at Section 33 Deakin from Residential to Urban Open Space/Dedicated Public Parkland.

Retain Section 36 Deakin as Restricted Access (Sport and Recreation Reserve) at its current level of usage.

Petition received.

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