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Can’t find the Legislative Assembly? (it’s got a new sign)

By 25 June 2012 4

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Remember all of the construction that was going on around the Legislative Assembly?

Well, now we know what it’s for: there is a shiny new sign for the Assembly just outside the building.

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4 Responses to Can’t find the Legislative Assembly? (it’s got a new sign)
#1
c_c3:22 pm, 25 Jun 12

There’s something about that phrasing that doesn’t sound right.

“Parliament of Australia”
“Parliament of NSW”

And importantly “Legislation Assembly of the Northern Territory”

Why “for” rather than “of” – sounds like an awkward hold over from before self-government.

#2
PantsMan9:15 pm, 25 Jun 12

It would also look to be quite effective at stopping a truck loaded with explosives.

#3
staminaman629:25 pm, 25 Jun 12

Looks nice, although I wish they’d get rid of the signage above the entrance with the dagy 1970′s font.

#4
c_c9:38 pm, 25 Jun 12

PantsMan said :

It would also look to be quite effective at stopping a truck loaded with explosives.

I was thinking that, though it’s more for incidents like the guy who drove a 4×4 into Parliament House, or even more notoriously: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTOr9QYIewM&feature=related

Oklahoma City, Australian Embassy in Indonesia – trucks only needed to bet nearby on the street. Hence when they occasionally talk about digging up City Hill for a new Legislative Assembly in a bunker like structure set in the hill, I must about what policy they could possibly announce that would literally force them underground?

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