First Public Meeting of the ‘Save the North Lakes Golf Club’ a Great Success!0
Over 400 North Lakes residents attended the first public meeting of the “Save the North Lakes Golf Club” movement on Sunday.
The packed room at the North Lakes Sports Club heard from a range of speakers including Chris Whiting MP, Corinne Mulholland Labor Candidate for Petrie and a representative of Luke Howarth MP.
Matt Williamson from Save North Lakes Golf Club chaired the meeting and said how impressive the response had been, even though it had only been eleven days since the movement was launched.
The Queensland Parliament e-petition, sponsored by Chris Whiting, was currently the third largest e-petition on the State Parliament website after only a few days, he said.
Phillip Carlson from Shine Lawyers North Lakes addressed the crowd on the process of development applications and what can be done to object to any development proposal.
Chris Whiting MP stated he wanted to see golfers keep on playing the fairways of North Lakes and he wants the green open space character of the area maintained.
Corinne Mulholland said to the crowd that the Broome Golf Club was awarded $5.1 million under the Building Stronger Regions Fund from the Federal Government and she would write to the Federal Minister about the fund.
Kara Thomas reported Luke Howarth was currently in Bangladesh and that he fully supported the community.
Andrew Cathcart from Save North Lakes Golf Club confirmed that over one thousand local residents watched the meeting on Facebook LiveStream.