Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1996 Week 6 Hansard (21 May) . . Page.. 1493 ..
MR SPEAKER (Mr Cornwell) took the chair and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
The Clerk: The following petition has been lodged for presentation:
By Mr Hird, from 24 residents, requesting that the lease and development application for the community sporting facilities in McKellar be approved.
The terms of this petition will be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate Minister.
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 the undersigned residents living in the Belconnen community totally support the proposed development and provision of much needed community sporting facilities by the Belconnen Soccer Club at the intersection of Owen Dixon and William Slim Drives in McKellar.
Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to approve the above lease and development application as soon as possible.