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Transfer of former Pallara State School site at 282 Ritchie Rd, Pallara for Community Facility

Eligibility - Queensland citizens

Principal Petitioner:

Councillor Angela Owen
PO Box 5236
Algester Qld 4115

Total Signatures - 237

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 24/01/2020

Closing Date: 24/04/2020

Tabled Date: 19/05/2020

Responded By: Hon Grace Grace MP on 22/05/2020

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

Queensland Citizens draws to the attention of the House: the lack of a multicultural community hub in the south west corridor of Brisbane.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to: transfer the former Pallara State School site and all existing infrastructure at 282 Ritchie Road, Pallara in Trust to the Brisbane City Council at no cost, so it can be activated as a community facility for the purpose of a Multicultural Community Hub. This facility will support local multicultural groups to continue traditions of language, art, music, dance, food, and culture, along with training, awareness and wellbeing programs for the multicultural and wider community.