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Disturbances from late night trading, Metropole Hotel Ipswich

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Barry Ryan
9 Horan Street
Ipswich Qld

Total Signatures - 283

Sponsoring Member: Rachel Nolan MP

Posting Date: 5/06/2008

Tabled Date: 5/06/2008

Responded By: Hon Andrew Fraser MP on 25/07/2008

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
The petition of citizens of Queensland draws to the attention of the House the problems associated with the trading of the Metropole Hotel Brisbane Street Ipswich on Friday and Saturday nights to 3:00am in each case; and consisting of undue offence, annoyance, disturbance and inconvenience to persons who reside in the locality of the hotel and the lessening of the amenity, quiet and good order of the locality; and the last of a means for persons who reside in the locality of the hotel to redress the problems. Your petitioners therefore, request the House to immediately redress the problems by providing a scheme in the Liquor Act that will enable persons who reside in the locality of the hotel to seek an effective remedy through the Chief Executive at any time.