Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)
State to Sell off ,Cyideal,CO Site for School
INDEPENDENT Member for Gladstone Liz Cunningham has expressed outrage at the State GovernmentCOs recent decision to proceed with the sale of land set aside at Calliope for a high school.
Mrs Cunningham raised the decision this week in Parliament with Minister for Education John-Paul Langbroek.
C[pounds sterling]ICOve told the minister heCOs been poorly informed,C[yen] she said.
C[pounds sterling]The government is just looking for assets they donCOt need immediately that can be disposed of.C[yen]
Mrs Cunningham said she was first advised in December of the decision to sell the land.
C[pounds sterling]I immediately wrote and objected to it around Christmas time,C[yen] she said.
C[pounds sterling]I received notice last week that the sale was to proceed.C[yen]
Mrs Cunningham said community members would be outraged if the land was sold.
She said there was a compelling need for the high school. …