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Estimates questions from Senator Scott Ludlam on the National Cycling Strategy.

Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON NOTICE Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport Supplementary Budget Estimates 16 October 2012 Question: 11
Topic: National Cycling Strategy
Asked By: Senator LUDLAM
Type of Question: Written
Date set by the committee for the return of answer: 7 December 2012

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Estimates questions on cycling infrastructure - Senator Scott Ludlam

Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON NOTICE Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport Supplementary Budget Estimates 16 October 2012 Question: 10
Topic: Bike Paths
Asked By: Senator LUDLAM
Type of Question: Written
Date set by the committee for the return of answer: 7 December 2012

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State of the Cities shows need for new thinking on housing and transport

The State of the Cities Report shows the urgent need for a coordinated approach to transport and housing, Australian Greens sustainable cities spokesperson Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam said today.

"The Report vindicates what advocates of sustainable urban planning have been saying for more than a decade," Senator Ludlam said. "On one hand the supply of housing is not meeting demand, on the other hand urban sprawl solves one problem by creating more problems."

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$80 million a year could make Perth cycling world's best

Senator Scott Ludlam
16 November 2012

$80 million a year could make Perth cycling world's best

An ambitious plan to radically improve the safety, extent and use of the Perth Bike Network will be launched today.

The Greens 2029 Perth Bike Plan (available at www.scottludlam.org.au/bikevision) is a costed package that will deliver around 6600km of safe, separated and well maintained bike lanes and paths across Perth by the year 2029.

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WA Greens push Government on aircraft noise reforms

WA Greens have urged the Federal Government to take more action to address aircraft noise in residential areas after a private members Bill on the issue was defeated in Federal Parliament.

Greens Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam said that most of the recommendations of the 2009 Aviation White Paper and the 2010 Senate Inquiry into Aircraft Noise had been delayed too long.

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Speech on Australia's Future Oil Supply and Alternative Transport Fuels

Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia) (18:05): I have some comments to add to those of Senator Nash and I find myself in complete agreement. This inquiry was initiated by Senator Christine Milne. It took three referrals through this chamber before that important piece of work was actually accepted for an inquiry. Senators Milne and Siewert and the other members of the committee then spent a long period of time working on this important question.

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