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Compulsory debris traps - Help to save our marine ecosystems

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Jenna Kerschbaumer
304 Kime Street

Total Signatures - 165

Sponsoring Member: Brittany Lauga MP

Posting Date: 23/01/2017

Closing Date: 27/02/2017

Tabled Date: 28/02/2017

Responded By: Hon Dr Steven Miles MP on 27/03/2017

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

Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House to reduce the amount of waste entering waterways and subsequently reduce the amount of plastic and other materials on marine ecosystems.


Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to call on the Palaszczuk Government to engage with local government about introducing compulsory debris traps on storm water and other drainage outlets to reduce the amount of waste entering Queensland waterways, including the Great Barrier Reef.