3076. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Lands:

I refer to the clearing and development being undertaken on the former Bush Forever 325 site for the Ocean Reef Marina and to the recent emails from Iva Hayward-Jackson concerning the possibility of Aboriginal Burials in the area, and I ask:

(a)  have any surveys for Aboriginal Heritage been performed on this area;

(b)  has any consultation with the First Nations people of the area been undertaken; and

(c)  if no to (b), will the Minister commit to stopping works until such time as consultation has been undertaken?

Hon Stephen Dawson replied:

(a)  Yes.

(b)  Yes.

(c)  Not applicable.


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