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Lack of public transport for the townships of Cooloola Cove and Tin Can Bay

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Patricia Wallis
49 Mariposa Place
COOLOOLA COVE QLD 4580

Total Signatures - 296

Sponsoring Member: David Gibson MP

Posting Date: 11/09/2013

Tabled Date: 11/09/2013

Responded By: Hon Scott Emerson MP on 11/10/2013

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

The petition of residents of the State of Queensland draws to the attention of the House the lack of public transport for residents of the townships of Cooloola Cove and Tin Can Bay. These coastal communities have a large aging, disability and unemployment population and many residents no longer drive or do not own cars.  There is only one bus a day into Gympie and this causes problems for people who need to access medical and other facilities which are only found in Gympie.

 

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to call upon the Department of Transport and Main Roads to provide at least one additional bus service per day from Cooloola Cove and Tin Can Bay into Gympie.