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Request for referendum for de-amalgamation

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Melody Lucas
341 Mulligan Highway
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Total Signatures - 149

Sponsoring Member: David Kempton MP

Posting Date: 10/07/2012

Closing Date: 22/08/2012

Tabled Date: 23/08/2012

Responded By: Hon David Crisafulli MP on 24/09/2012

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House that the amalgamation of the Mareeba Shire with the Atherton Tablelands was enforced without prior negotiation or consultation.

 

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to note that we the undersigned members of the voting population of the former Mareeba Shire, hereby petition the Queensland Government to conduct a referendum on the de-amalgamation of the former Mareeba Shire on the understanding we will be responsible for the cost of de-amalgamation.