North Metro Issues

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA — RELOCATION

Petition

HON ALISON XAMON (North Metropolitan) [10.02 am]: I present a petition containing 40 signatures, couched in the following terms —

To the President and Members of the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Western Australia in Parliament assembled.

We the undersigned are opposed to the relocation and construction of the International School of Western Australia (“ISWA”) at the old Doubleview Primary School Site on the basis that the

SCHOOLS — POPULATION GROWTH — SCARBOROUGH

1683. Hon Alison Xamon to the Minister for Education and Training:

I refer to the approximately 2,800 additional dwellings anticipated to be constructed in the short-to-medium term as part of the Metropolitan Development Authority’s Redevelopment of the Scarborough Beach area, and I ask:

(a) has the authority included this growth in dwellings and population as part of the forecasting for primary and high schools in the area;

Concerns for impact of Ocean Reef Marina on abalone stocks

The proposed Ocean Reef Marina development runs the risk of having a potentially disastrous impact on abalone stocks north of the site, Greens MLC for North Metro Alison Xamon has told Parliament.

Ms Xamon said representatives of the commercial abalone fishing industry had approached her with concerns about the future of the reef

She said the threat to abalone stocks added to her existing concerns about the potential for negative impacts of the development on Bush Forever sites and portions of the Class A marine reserve.

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