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Thursday, 5 April 2001
Page: 26628

The following notices were given:

Mr Baird —to move:

That this House:

(1) recognises the unique heritage value of the Kurnell peninsula;

(2) urges the NSW Government not to proceed with rezoning of land on the peninsula, which would allow houses to be constructed under flight paths from Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport;

(3) calls for a commission of inquiry into land use on the peninsula;

(4) asks the three levels of government to note the historical and environmental significance of the Kurnell peninsula to Australia; and

(5) requests the Commonwealth Government to consider allocating funds from the sale of Sydney Airport to purchase land on the peninsula to ensure that:

(a) flight paths are not restricted by the construction of new housing; and

(b) the area can be developed as a National Park for the enjoyment of all Australians.

Mr Secker —to move:

That this House:

(1) expresses its support for the development of the Kokoda Track as a National Memorial Park; and

(2) calls on the Government to:

(a) support and fund the construction of an all weather road from Kokoda to Ower's Corner, and of educational memorials at each of the battle sites along the Track;

(b) commemorate the 60th anniversary of our brave armed forces campaign with an Anzac Day Dawn Service in 2002 at Ower's Corner; and

(c) establish a project team to oversee these matters, consisting of representatives of the Departments of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Foreign Affairs, Defence, Veterans' Affairs and Environment and Heritage.