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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 11 Hansard (Wednesday, 10 November 2021) . . Page.. 3197 ..


Wednesday, 10 November 2021

MADAM SPEAKER (Ms Burch) (10.00): Members:

Dhawura nguna, dhawura Ngunnawal.

Yanggu ngalawiri, dhunimanyin Ngunnawalwari dhawurawari.

Nginggada Dindi dhawura Ngunnaawalbun yindjumaralidjinyin.

The words I have just spoken are in the language of the traditional custodians and translate to:

This is Ngunnawal country.

Today we are gathering on Ngunnawal country.

We always pay respect to Elders, female and male, and Ngunnawal country.

Members, I ask you to stand in silence and pray or reflect on our responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.

Petitions

The following petition was lodged for presentation:

Housing ACT—Gordon—petition 44-21

By Ms Lawder, from 49 residents:

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

This petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly that: The public housing tenants residing in X XX GORDON ACT 2906 are causing considerable interference with the quiet enjoyment of our neighborhood.

Continued aggressive, threatening and intimidating behaviour including;

Multiple threats against the lives of residents at X XX

Antagonizing residents of X XX though swearing (even at young children), taunting, revving cars, loud music.

Antagonizing members of the local community walking on the footpath at the end of X XX.

Residents of X XX have Personal Protection Orders out of fear for their safety.

Dangerous hoon driving including; excessive revving, spinning tyres, speeding, burnouts. Local streets affected include;

X XX, X XX, X XX, X XX, X XX

Excessive use of a Dirt Bike on surrounding streets and footpaths throughout Gordon.

Police job numbers: P2009219, P2016683, P2010978, P2006346, P1906753, P1906559, P1907033, P1909119, P1929098, P1927988, P1928597, P1939042, P2006942, P2005415


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