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Friends of Lee Point newsletter

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Title

Friends of Lee Point newsletter

Other title

FLP newsletter

Creator

Friends of Lee Point

Editor

Redmond, Ian; Laidlaw, Gayle

Collection

Friends of Lee Point newsletter; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Friends of Lee Point newsletter

Date

2021-10-31

Location

Lee Point

Notes

This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; There are very few cities in the world that have a reserve like Lee Point on their doorstep. It makes Darwin a special place. -- Lee Point is enjoyed by families, nature lovers, mountain bike riders, birdwatchers, fishermen, campers, bush walkers and tourists. It offers unique recreation and tourismopportunities to promote Darwin and is one of Darwin’s most important natural assets. -- Lee Point is located 17 km from Darwin’s CBD on a five square kilometre peninsular which has helped conserve its natural beauty and biodiversity.

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory -- Lee Point; Nature conservation; Environment conservation areas; Periodicals

Publisher name

Friends of Lee Point

Place of publication

Lee Point

Series

Friends of Lee Point newsletter

Volume

Newsletter, October 2021

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Friends of Lee Point

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/848575

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/848576

Page content

FRIENDS OF LEE POINT 3 of 4 SUPPORT FOR SAVE LEE POINT City of Dawin council votes YES to Save Lee Point on 12 October The council voted overwhelmingly in favour (11 to 1) on the Save Lee Point Motion. Aldermen Rebecca Want De Rowe moved the motion and Justine Glover seconded it. The Save Lee Point motion asks the Planning Minister to put a moratorium on the current development of Lee Point until the NT Planning Commission, an independent authority, has developed a comprehensive area plan for the whole of Lee Point as it has done for other published area plans such as the Central Palmerston Area plan and the Humpy Doo Rural Activity Centre Master Plan. People lining up to get in to watch the council discuss/vote on the Save Lee Point motion. Raintree Park Rally 10am Saturday 23 October Around 100 people attended the rally to listen to FLP representatives, Larrakia (Nadine Lee) City of Darwin (Alderman Justine Glover) speak. MC was Nick Kirlew from Planning Action Network. FLP speakers (David Percival, Kasey Hansen, Ian Redmond) said there was very limited consultation with the community on the Lee Point Area Plan and limited awareness on the scope and impacts of housing thousands of people at Lee Point. Darwins future would be affected: https://saveleepoint.org.au/current-lee-point-area-plan-is-harming-darwins-future/


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