Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 15 Hansard (Tuesday, 13 December 2005) . . Page.. 4713 ..
Tuesday, 13 December 2005
MR SPEAKER (Mr Berry) took the chair at 10.30 am, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional owners, and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
Absence of Clerk
MR SPEAKER: I wish to inform the Assembly that the Clerk will be absent from the Assembly for the sitting days 13 to 15 December 2005 inclusive. The Deputy Clerk shall perform the duties of Clerk during the absence.
The following petition was lodged for presentation, by Mr Stanhope, from 125 residents:
Safety of street crossing
PETITION RE THE SAFETY OF A CROSSING IN MARCONI CIRCUIT, KAMBAH SITED NEAR THE CALTEX SERVICE STATION
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
We the undersigned believe that the existing pram ramp which is used by pedestrians, wheel chairs bicyclists and parents with small children and prams is unsafe. We want action taken to provide an adequately marked crossing with protection for users from potential vehicle collisions at this very busy intersection located next to an important community shopping village. Thank you for your consideration of this matter.
The Acting 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.
Planning and Environment—Standing Committee
MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella) (10.33): I present the following report:
Planning and Environment—Standing Committee—Report 19—Report on Annual and Financial Reports 2004-2005, dated 9 December 2005, including a dissenting report and additional comments (Mr Seselja), together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to move a motion authorising the report for publication.