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Proposal for Prison at Westbury
Type of vote: Motion (Amendment to Amendment)
Moved by: Greens
Wednesday, 30 October 2019
|Greens||Labor, Liberals, Ogilvie|
Amendment to Amendment
That the Amendment be amended by leaving out paragraph (2) to (4) and inserting instead:
“(2) Calls on the Government to consult broadly on the prospect of closing Ashley Youth Detention Centre and repurposing the 50 beds to become the northern adult prison, and establishing two new purpose-built facilities for Youth detention."
That the Motion be amended by leaving out all words after “(1) Recognises the concerns of Westbury residents” and inserting instead:
“ about the preferred site for the Northern Regional Prison.
(2) Notes the major benefits such a project, including hundreds of jobs, will bring to Westbury and the Meander Valley region.
(3) Notes the Government’s community consultation has begun with local residents and businesses including weekly community drop-in sessions to help address community concerns.
(4) Notes the Government’s assurance that it is listening to community feedback.”
Amendment to Amendment - 30 Oct 2019 (Negatived)
Amends the amendment to call on the Government to consider repurposing Ashley Youth Detention Centre for a Northern Prison.