Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 13 Hansard (Wednesday, 11 November 2009) . . Page.. 4798 ..
Schedule 1, amendment 1.3, as amended, agreed to.
Schedule 1, amendment 1.4.
MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, Minister for Energy and Minister for Police and Emergency Services) (11.22): I move amendment No 5 circulated in my name [see schedule 1 at page 4909].
This is the final government amendment and it simply deletes the existing amendment 1.4, as this is now moved into amendment 1.3 by government amendment No 4.
Amendment agreed to.
Schedule 1, amendment 1.4, as amended, agreed to.
Remainder of bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.
Bill, as amended, agreed to.
Wells Station Drive extension
MR COE (Ginninderra) (11.24): I move:
That this Assembly:
(1) recognises that:
(a) the current proposed alignment of Wells Station Drive Extension will create problems of noise pollution, road safety and loss of urban amenity for residents in Harrison;
(b) the consultation that preceded residents living in the vicinity of the Wells Station Drive Extension was inadequate; and
(c) after a recent round of consultation the Government did not respond to Harrison residents’ concerns; and
(2) calls on the Government to:
(a) abandon the current proposed alignment of Wells Station Drive Extension; and
(b) redesign the Wells Station Drive Extension to an eastern alignment.
The proposed extension will cause some significant issues for residents in the vicinity of the area and for road users. I have been contacted, along with my Assembly colleague Caroline Le Couteur, by a significant number of residents who are concerned about the alignment of the road and who do not feel that the government