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Change Gladstone Regional Council from undivided to divided representation

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Anthony Bridges
230 Lindy Drive

Total Signatures - 842

Sponsoring Member: Stephen Bennett MP

Posting Date: 27/08/2014

Tabled Date: 27/08/2014

Responded By: Hon David Crisafulli MP on 10/09/2014

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

The petition of residents of Queensland draws to the attention of the House the sense of a lack of democratic representation for the smaller areas outside the Gladstone Precinct. Therefore they feel disconnected from the local council process and firmly believe a divisional representative system, akin to the State and Federal electoral system, would serve democracy better.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to give serious consideration to changing Gladstone Regional Council from undivided to divided representation, along the lines of State and Federal governments.