Aug 222015

The Lyneham Community Association advises that a community petition with 1553 signatures opposed to the proposal by Brindabella Christian College to sub-lease and develop a portion of Lyneham Neighbourhood Oval was lodged in the ACT Legislative Assembly recently. (See petition no. 9-15).

After consideration of the petition, and noting that approximately 90% of those asked to sign, did so, the Lyneham Community Association (LCA) has adopted a clearer position, consistent with the petition, opposing the sub-leasing and development proposal, and released the following media statement and position statement: Continue reading »

Aug 042015

Mr Fluffy Householders guide logoThe Select Committee on Estimates has made the following recommendations about loose-fill asbestos:

RECOMMENDATION 54 : 5.250 The Committee recommends that the ACT Government provide the Legislative Assembly, before the ACT Budget 2015-16 is passed, with an update on the financial status of the loose-fill asbestos buy-back scheme.

RECOMMENDATION 55 : 5.251 The Committee recommends that the ACT Government consider how undetected loose-fill asbestos properties will be detected and brought to its attention.

RECOMMENDATION 56 : 5.253 The Committee recommends that the ACT Government provide further information to the Legislative Assembly on the status of reported asbestos contamination at the dump site under Nudurr Drive Extension between Crace and Palmerston within 90 days of this report being tabled in the Assembly.

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