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Defence to hold one on one appointments with landholders near Shoalwater Bay

Defence officials will hold one on one information appointments with local landholders to discuss the future expansion of the Shoalwater Bay military training ground north of Rockhampton.

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said the Australian Government has been progressing plans for the Australia-Singapore Comprehensive Strategic Partnership – which will see the expansion of the training ground along with troop numbers.

“Representatives from the Department of Defence will be in Marlborough to meet with landowners and leaseholders whose properties fall within the potential expansion zone of Shoalwater Bay,” Ms Landry said.

“It’s a long term process, but defence is keen to be open as possible, so that local property owners are fully aware of future plans for the area and have the opportunity to ask questions.”

The Department of Defence has sent information to relevant landholders inviting them to book a private appointment time in Marlborough from December 7 to 9.

Fast Facts:

  • One on one appointments available for landholders with defence officials in Marlborough on the topic of Shoalwater Bay:

  • When: 7-9 December 2016

  • Where: Marlborough Hall (21 Milman Street)

  • Time: 8:30am – 5:30pm each day

  • Details: Appointment required

  • How to book: Landholders can book an appointment via email: singapore.training@defence.gov.au

  • Or by calling (02) 6266 8292 (9am and 4pm Qld time Monday to Friday).


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