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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 13 Hansard (Tuesday, 30 November 2021) . . Page.. 3808 ..


- refresh the ‘Position Statement’ considering the ‘Project Agreement for the Community Health and Hospitals Program Australian Capital Territory Initiatives’ with the Commonwealth Government which commits to establishing a community-based residential eating disorder treatment centre.

- detail actions that have been taken to improve access for more patients to the Eating Disorders Program.

- commit to reviewing demand and backlog to ensure appropriate resourcing and support for the Eating Disorders Program.

Pursuant to standing order 99A, the petition, having more than 500 signatories, was referred to the Standing Committee on Health and Community Wellbeing.

Woden—indoor sports facilities—petition 23-21

By Ms Davidson, from 1,271 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 that the ACT’s increasing population has a severe shortage of indoor sports facilities (exacerbated by the closure of Woden’s basketball stadium) leading to teams turning players away.

Recreation facilities provide many benefits to communities by bringing people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds together to socialise and keep fit. In addition to the physical and mental health outcomes, they can inspire and motivate people while fostering community pride.

A centrally located facility in Woden is accessible by public transport and would attract people to the centre to connect to the community and support small business in the area.

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

build and own a multi-purpose indoor sports stadium in the Woden Town Centre that can be hired at a reasonable cost by local community sports groups.

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

Phillip—swimming pool—petitions 42-21 and 47-21

By Mrs Jones, from 374 and 115 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 the closure for this summer of the much loved 50 year old Phillip Swimming Pool,


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