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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 14 Hansard (Thursday, 30 November 2017) . . Page.. 5355 ..


Thursday, 30 November 2017

MADAM SPEAKER (Ms Burch) took the chair at 10 am and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.

Petitions

The following petitions were lodged for presentation:

Red Hill natural environment—petitions 28-17 and 29-17

By Ms Le Couteur, from 250 and 2,862 residents respectively:

PLEASE SAVE RED HILL - SAY NO TO INAPPROPRIATE DEVELOPMENT

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

We the undersigned residents of the Australian Capital Territory urge the Assembly to call on the ACT Government to:

•   protect the iconic Red Hill natural environment;

•   retain existing green space in Hughes, Deakin and Garran; and

•   suspend all development until a Master Plan has been developed for the Red Hill Nature Reserve and the Federal Golf Course lease area, together with the adjacent open space blocks of land and Section 66 Deakin (Kent Street).

PLEASE SAVE RED HILL – SAY NO TO INAPPROPRIATE DEVELOPMENT

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

We the undersigned residents of the Australian Capital Territory urge the Assembly to call on the ACT Government to:

•   protect the iconic Red Hill natural environment;

•   retain existing green space in Hughes, Deakin and Garran; and

•   ensure that the integrated plan for Red Hill, which has been called for by the Assembly, genuinely protects the Red Hill Nature Reserve and the Federal Golf Course lease area, together with the adjacent open space blocks of land and Section 66 Deakin (Kent Street).

Pursuant to standing order 99A, petition 29-17, having more than 500 signatories, stands referred to the Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal.

Lake Burley Griffin and surrounds—petition 30-17

By Ms Lee, from 749 residents:


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