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Invitation for Public Submissions

Inquiry into Planning for the Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency Centre (SPIRE) and the Canberra Hospital campus and immediate surrounds

The Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal invites submissions to its inquiry into Planning for the Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency Centre (SPIRE) and the Canberra Hospital campus and immediate surrounds.

On the lodgement of the Committee’s terms of reference on its website, the Committee Chair, Caroline Le Couteur MLA, said:

‘Canberra is clearly a growing city and with a growing city comes the need for increased medical and hospital infrastructure and facilities. The Committee has received petitions and extensive correspondence from the ACT Community about the planning and development of the Canberra Hospital Precinct and how it affects them. The Committee understands this is an important topic for ACT residents and that it is important for them to have the opportunity to have their say.’ 

The Committee’s terms of reference are accessible via the ACT Legislative Assembly website: https://www.parliament.act.gov.au/in-committees/standing-committees-current-assembly/standing-committee-on-planning-and-urban-renewal/inquiry-into-planning-for-the-SPIRE-and-the-canberra-hospital-campus-and-immediate-surrounds

The Committee invites submissions from interested organisations and individuals to its inquiry.  
Written submissions should be lodged with the Committee Secretary by close of business on Friday, 14 February 2020.

The Committee prefers all submissions to be lodged in electronic form (Word format), although handwritten submissions are acceptable. All submissions, including those sent electronically, must include a name, an email address, a postal address and a telephone contact number. Personal contact details will not be published.

Submissions should be forwarded to:

The Committee Secretary, Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal, Legislative Assembly for the ACT, GPO Box 1020, CANBERRA ACT 2601.

Email: LACommitteePUR@parliament.act.gov.au

The Committee intends to hold public hearings in March 2020 to assist its inquiry. Please be aware that the final witness selection rests with the Committee.

Further information on lodging a submission is available at: http://www.parliament.act.gov.au/in-committees/Getting-involved.

STATEMENT ENDS — Monday 16 December 2019

For more information contact:

Committee Chair, Caroline Le Couteur MLA on 620 51941

Committee Secretary, Ms Annemieke Jongsma on 620 51253

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