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Alex is committed to government transparency and accountability; protecting the natural and urban environments, open space and Sydney’s unique heritage; retaining inner city social and affordable housing; the humane treatment of animals; improving transport options; and fairness and equality for the LGBTI communities.
 

SCG Development

16 May 2016

I introduced a private members bill to remove exemptions from planning and local government laws that allow the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust to develop its land without a public development application. The sports minister currently signs off on development behind closed doors – as he did this week for a five and a half storey training and education centre with underground parking on the Gold Members Car Park – with no opportunity for neighbours to view traffic, heritage, tree or shadowing reports and contribute to the final decision. This is unfair; home owners, developers, schools, universities, hospitals, aged care facilities, churches and governments must all submit a DA. My introductory speech is HERE

Ask the Premier to support my bill HERE and I also encourage you to call for support from the Prime Minister whose seat the SCG falls in, see www.malcolmturnbull.com.au/contact.


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