Dec 062015

smokingThe ACT Government is committed to protecting the public from the harms associated with smoking and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke.  One way of doing this is to create smoke-free areas in public spaces.

Currently in the ACT, the Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003 prohibits smoking in all enclosed public places, at outdoor eating and drinking areas, at underage music functions and in cars when children are present.  Smoke-free policies also apply at various outdoor places, including on the grounds of ACT Health facilities, the Australian National University, Manuka Oval and GIO Stadium. Continue reading »

Chief Minister’s Q&A by NCCC

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Nov 262015

The Chief Minister responded on 24 November to the following questions that the North Canberra Community Council put to him in October 2015. To see his response, please click on the question Continue reading »

Nov 232015

Bldg_Reg_SysThis review of the building regulatory system is part of ongoing ACT Government reforms to ensure buildings meet contemporary standards – and the expectations of the community, industry practitioners and businesses and government alike.

The Government is proposing reforms to the regulatory system, with the primary focus on residential buildings—single dwellings, townhouses and apartment buildings—and management of retention and project payments. Some of the proposals also apply to non-residential buildings.

Anyone with an interest in building and construction is invited to have their say on the proposals outlined in the paper

For more information, go to

Nov 152015

Majura Function Room Majura Community Centre, 2 Rosevear Place Dickson

    • Mr Steve Doszpot MLA, Liberal member for Molonglo and Shadow Minister for Education and Training; Sport and Recreation; Ageing and ICT.
    • NOTE: Giulia Jones MLA will not be presenting.
    • Midtown Precinct Development Proposal: Block 8 Section 58 Turner, (219 Northbourne Avenue) – Canberra Town Planning

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