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Eventide Nursing Home closure

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Wayne Swan MP
1162 Sandgate Road

Total Signatures - 1404

Sponsoring Member: Annastacia Palaszczuk MP

Posting Date: 24/10/2012

Closing Date: 23/04/2013

Tabled Date: 30/04/2013

Responded By: Hon Lawrence Springborg MP on 29/05/2013

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the need for the Newman Government to reverse its decision to close facilities at Brighton's Eventide Nursing Home and Zillmere's Ashworth house  These facilities have a long history of providing services and support to the elderly and their families on Brisbane's northside.
Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to seek an assurance from the Government that if it fails to listen to the community and continues with its plans to close these facilities, that it will rule out selling the land to developers for purposes such as high-rise units.