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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 01 Hansard (Tuesday, 12 February 2008) . . Page.. 8 ..


MR SESELJA: I move:

That the report be authorised for publication.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

MR SESELJA: I move:

That the report be noted.

Debate (on motion by Mr Corbell) adjourned to the next sitting.

Planning and Environment—Standing Committee

Report 32

MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella) (10.52): I present the following report:

Planning and Environment—Standing Committee—Report 32—Variation to the Territory Plan No 285, Block 17 Section 102 Symonston—Extension of Broadacre 10E Area Specific Policy, dated 7 February 2008, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to move a motion authorising the report for publication.

Leave granted.

MR GENTLEMAN: I move:

That the report be authorised for publication.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

MR GENTLEMAN: I move:

That the report be noted.

I will just begin with a brief background to this inquiry. Draft variation 285 proposes to amend the territory plan map by extending the 10E area specific policy over block 17, section 102, Symonston. The 10E area specific policy adds “mobile home park” to the list of permissible uses on that block under the broadacre land use policy. The result of the variation, once approved, is that block 17, section 102 would have the same land use policy as block 8, section 97, Symonston, known as the Narrabundah Long Stay Caravan Park. It will subsequently enable the implementation of a like-for-like land swap agreement between the ACT government and Dytin Pty Ltd, the lessee of the Narrabundah Long Stay Caravan Park.

The land swap, if it proceeds, will secure the continuation of the caravan park on block 8, section 97, Symonston, abating concerns for the ongoing tenancy of Narrabundah Long Stay Caravan Park residents. In exchange, Dytin Pty Ltd will


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