Page 343 - Week 02 - Tuesday, 12 February 2013

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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

MADAM SPEAKER (Mrs Dunne) took the chair at 10 am, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional custodians, and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.


The following petition was lodged for presentation, by Ms Gallagher, from 1,152 residents:

MyWay terminals

To the Speaker and Member 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 Assembly to the current disparity which exists with respect to PROVISION OF MY WAY TERMINALS FOR ALL GROUP CENTRES.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to: provide and install MY WAY TERMINALS in all GROUP CENTRES as soon as possible as per ACT Territory Plan.

The Clerk having announced that the terms of the petition would be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate minister for response pursuant to standing order 100, the petition was received.


Ministerial response

The Clerk: The following response to a petition has been lodged by a minister:

By Mr Rattenbury, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, dated 24 January 2013, in response to a petition lodged by Ms Le Couteur on 14 August 2012 concerning safety concerns at Deakin shops.

The terms of the response will be recorded in Hansard.

Deakin shops—safety barriers—petition No 137

The response read as follows:

Roads ACT has undertaken work to address concerns raised by traders at Deakin Shops.

On 25 May 2012 a vehicle mounted the kerb from the car park onto the footpath and crashed into the newsagency window. This resulted in property damage but no casualties.

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