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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 14 Hansard (Wednesday, 8 December 2010) . . Page.. 6003 ..


(1) notes:

(a) the recent decision by Queanbeyan City Council to submit the Queanbeyan Local Environmental Plan (south Tralee) 2010 to the NSW Director-General of the Department of Planning, and request the Minister make the plan;

(b) that south Tralee is in the Canberra Airport high noise corridor and under Canberra Airport flight paths;

(c) that Canberra Airport currently receives complaints and is subject to calls for a curfew from residents under the flight paths twice the distance from the airport than south Tralee;

(d) the potential for noise sharing which will adversely affect the residents of southern Canberra;

(e) the incompatibility of residential development at south Tralee with existing and future industrial operations at Hume, and the lack of evidence regarding the adequacy of the proposed buffer adjacent to Hume;

(f) that no consultation has taken place with the ACT with regard to a proposed sewage treatment plant related to south Tralee;

(g) that the infrastructure, road links and public transport planning for the proposed development are still largely to be determined and finalised;

(h) that south Tralee is opposed by the Federal Government, the Federal Coalition, Airservices Australia, airlines including Qantas, Virgin, Brindabella Airlines, Tiger Airways, Emirates and United Airlines, freight operators and community councils such as Tuggeranong and Weston Creek;

(i) that the Federal Government is seeking to develop a national land use planning regime around airports, and the south Tralee development prejudices the development of this regime as it would apply to Canberra and Canberra Airport; and

(j) the plans for Canberra Airport to become a 24 hour freight hub;

(2) strongly opposes the proposed residential development at south Tralee;

(3) supports the call from many residents for a night time curfew from 11 pm until 6 am for the airport; and

(4) calls:

(a) on the Chief Minister and Minister for Planning to write to the:

(i) NSW Premier and Opposition Leader, and the NSW Planning Minister and Shadow Planning Minister, strongly opposing the development and noting the motion of this Assembly to oppose the development; and


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