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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2000 Week 11 Hansard (28 November) . . Page.. 3247 ..

Tuesday, 28 November 2000


MR SPEAKER (Mr Cornwell) took the chair at 10.30 am and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.


Deakin-Redevelopment of sections 36 and 33

The following petition was lodged for presentation, by Mr Corbell , from 732 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 ACT Legislative Assembly that:

We the undersigned are opposed to the redevelopment of Sections 36 & 33-Deakin which introduces New South Wales Super League soccer games, the uncharacteristic and unsympathetic residential design of 52 medium density dwelling units, traffic and parking planning deficiencies, unsafe open space and loss of mature trees to Deakin and its adjacent residential areas.

Your petitioners request the Assembly agree to redevelopment which:

1. Maintains soccer oval usage at current levels and capacity,

2. Plans for 3 bedroom (minimum) single dwelling house construction on individual sites which are characteristic and sympathetic to Deakin,

3. Satisfies an ACT Government approved Traffic & Parking Management Plan for the neighbouring Deakin residential and commercial precincts, and

4. Provides maintained public open space in accordance with the ACT Crime Prevention & Urban Design Resource Manual and preserves existing mature trees.

The Clerk having announced that the terms of the petition would be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate minister, the petition was received.


Scrutiny Report No 13 of 2000

MR OSBORNE: I present the following report:

Justice and Community Safety-Standing Committee (incorporating the duties of a Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation Committee)-Scrutiny Report No 13 of 2000, dated 13 October 2000.

The committee report was circulated on 13 October 2000, when the Assembly was not sitting, pursuant to the resolution of appointment of 28 April 1998. I ask for leave to make a statement.

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