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Thursday, 30 April 1987
Page: 2042

Motion (by Senator Gareth Evans for Senator Gietzelt) agreed to:

That in accordance with section 5 of the Parliament Act 1974, the Senate approves the following proposals contained in the report of the Joint Standing Committee on the New Parliament House presented to the Senate on 2 April 1987, namely:

(a) installation of standard high intensity lighting at the seven marked pedestrian crossings within the Parliamentary Zone;

(b) construction of an additional carpark and the provision of carpark lighting at the National Library of Australia on the basis that this carpark is designated as short stay parking;

(c) construction of the east west roads between Parkes Place and the proposed Mall to give access to the parking areas associated with the National Science and Technology Centre;

(d) construction of a road north of King Edward Terrace adjacent to the land axis to provide additional access to the National Science and Technology Centre; and

(e) installation of the proposed lighting on the land bridge between the provisional Parliament House and the new Parliament House and on the roads associated with the National Science and Technology Centre.