The ACT Light Rail Coalition are holding a 2008 ACT Election “Meet the Candidates” Event on Tuesday 30th September 2008, 19:30 at Havelock House, 85 Northbourne Avenue, Turner ACT 2612
Come and hear what the election candidates and political parties have to say about Light Rail. Find out how they will work to make Light Rail a reality for the ACT & Capital Region if they are elected to ACT Legislative Assembly.
The meeting will commence at 7.30 PM with a welcome from the ACT Light Rail Convener, followed by a short
presentation which outlining the vision for an ACT light rail network that provides a public transport backbone linking population centres, town centres, areas of significant employment and park-and-ride facilities.
Following this, there will be 10 minutes for each of the political parties (currently represented in the ACT Legislative Assembly) to speak on behalf of their party. These parties being – Labor; Liberal; Greens and The Canberra Party. 5 minutes for each additional political party currently running multiple candidates in the ACT election.
There will also be an opportunity for independent candidates to address the topic of public transport in general; and light rail in particular.
Following the politicians, people will be able to ask them questions.
The meeting will be closed by the ACT Light Rail Convener at 10:00pm sharp.
Further details can be found at: http://actlightrail.info