CITY OF SWAN — MIDLAND OVAL REDEVELOPMENT
463. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister
representing the Minister for Planning:
I refer the minister
to the Midland Oval redevelopment project that is scheduled to begin
preliminary construction activities this week.
Is the minister aware that the Padbury triangle—an area located on a busy
traffic island on Great Eastern Highway—is listed as a public open
space offset by the City of Swan as per the Liveable Neighbourhoods policy?
If yes to (1), will the minister clarify whether this is in line with the
definition of public open space within the department's policies?
If no to (1), will the minister make inquiries about the validity and rigour of
the City of Swan's planning to ensure that it meets the requirements of
all relevant policies designed to ensure that the Midland community is able to
access safe and liveable spaces?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the
honourable member for some notice of the question.
I think the ending
might be slightly different from mine, but I will provide the answer I have.
The minister understands the member's interest in this matter, and has
also heard the general concerns from members of the community. In relation to
specific questions about the Padbury triangle, the minister will seek further