Page 1757 - Week 07 - Tuesday, 15 June 1993

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Tuesday, 15 June 1993


MADAM SPEAKER (Ms McRae) took the chair at 2.30 pm and read the prayer.


The Clerk: The following petition has been lodged for presentation:

By Ms Szuty, from 500 residents, requesting that the Assembly prevent any residential development of the Tuggeranong Homestead and environs site and ensure that any other development is in strict accordance with heritage protection guidelines.

The terms of this petition will be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate Minister.

Tuggeranong Homestead

The petition read as follows:

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

The petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly: that Tuggeranong Homestead and Environs (Richardson Section 450) is of great historical, architectural, cultural and aesthetic significance, declared by the Australian Heritage Commission to be worth keeping for present and future generations.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: Prevent any residential development on the Tuggeranong Homestead and Environs site, and ensure that any other type of development is in strict accordance with heritage protection guidelines.

Petition received.


MR MOORE: Madam Speaker, I ask for leave to present a petition which does not conform with standing orders as it does not address the Assembly nor contain a request.

Leave granted.

MR MOORE: I present an out-of-order petition from 432 residents concerning the development of commercial tenant legislation.

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