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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 16 September 2021) . . Page.. 2547 ..


waive the fines and penalties incurred in the month July 2021 in the new 40kph speed limited zones in Civic; and

take action to make it absolutely clear as to where these speed limits apply.

Pursuant to standing order 99A, the petitions, having more than 500 signatories, were referred to the Standing Committee on Planning, Transport and City Services.

Domestic Animal Services—dogs—petition 9-21

By Ms Lawder, from 114 residents:

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

The following residents of the ACT draw to the attention of the Assembly:

Signatories acknowledge that Domestic Animal Services (DAS) is an important community amenity which assists in ensuring a safe neighbourhood environment.

However, there must be steps taken to ensure that DAS continues to be a more effective and transparent service.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the Assembly to call on the ACT Government to:

Call on the Minister for City Services to improve operations at DAS including but not limited to:

(1) Require dog owners to take preventative action to prevent barking dogs disturbing the community

(2) Request that DAS is more transparent with the broader community regarding their practices and investigations

(3) Require DAS to be more accountable to the community for the outcomes of their investigations

(4) Recognise that Canberrans deserve an effective and transparent DAS considering the high rates they pay

(5) Amend relevant legislation such as the Domestic Animals Act, rules, laws and procedures to effect the above.

Municipal services—cycle lanes—petition 25-21

By Mrs Kikkert, from 21 residents:

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

The following residents of the ACT draw to the attention of the ACT Assembly:

that (1) Drake-Brockman Drive is a single carriageway road and is the primary route to the city for many Ginninderry, Holt and Higgins residents;

(2) the duplication of Drake-Brockman Drive is forthcoming;

(3) population growth is rapid in the Ginninderry area, and demand for safe bicycle lanes is increasing;


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