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Nuclear Waste Facility at Omanama, Queensland

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Dr Colin Owen AO
22804 Cunningham Highway

Total Signatures - 465

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 17/03/2016

Closing Date: 20/04/2016

Tabled Date: 21/04/2016

Responded By: Hon Mark Bailey MP on 23/05/2016

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

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the Commonwealth proposal to site the National Nuclear Waste Facility at "Bennett's Gully", Omanama, Queensland.


Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to:


1) uphold the Queensland Nuclear Facilities Prohibition Act 2007

2) advise the Commonwealth of this decision

3) request the Commonwealth to withdraw the Queensland site from the list of nominates sites.