Our vision is to make the North Canberra region a better place to live. We regularly engage with our constituents to ensure that we fully understand their views and we actively represent these to Government. We willingly challenge any decisions that potentially lessen the well-being of our constituents through official, political and legal means as necessary.
The North Canberra Community Council has a committee that is elected annually by the community of North Canberra. NCCC will consider all sides and positions on community issues and will endeavour to convey the concerns of the community to the government.
The committee comprises:
- Chairperson – Denis O’Brien – Email: [email protected];
- Deputy Chairperson – Mike Hettinger – Email: [email protected];
- Secretary – Vacant – Email: [email protected];
- Treasurer – John Lieber – Email: [email protected];
- Public Officer: Denis O’Brien – Email: [email protected];
- Committee Members:
- Marcus Hipkins
- Greg Zwajgenberg
- Jason (“Jhay”) Mann
- Marianne Albury-Colless
- Geoff Davidson
NCCC Working Groups
NCCC supports several working groups, specifically with attendance by a NCCC Committee Member or ordinary member as a representative on the working group. The working groups evolve and change on a as needs basis.
- The Canberra Airport Aircraft Noise Consultative Forum.
- Transport Working Group
- The Hackett Round Table Working Group
The committee manages the day to day operations of the NCCC. This involves attending meetings to represent the community, dealing with phone calls, faxes, letters and responses to submissions.
Members can nominate for a position on the Committee. Nominations for Committee positions should be signed by a Nominator and a Seconder, and accepted by the Nominee, as per the Committee Nomination Form.the Signed nomination forms should be submitted to the Secretary” to “:the Signed nomination forms should be submitted to the Secretary a week or more prior to the Annual General Meeting.Click for a nomination form.
There are no membership fees for the NCCC and any resident of North Canberra is able to contact the NCCC to seek assistance or advice. All members of the committee are volunteers and no one receives payment for any activities. Please see the NCCC Membership Form for more details.
There are no membership fees for the NCCC and any resident of North Canberra is able to contact the NCCC to seek assistance or advice. All members of the committee are volunteers and no one receives payment for any activities.
You can join by lodging the NCCC Membership Form or on-line by lodging the on-line membership application below.
APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
Subrule 5 (1) of the North Canberra Community Council Constitution Membership is open to all North Canberra residents aged 18 years and over, and to other persons subject to the approval of the committee.
Public meetings occur monthly (February to November) on the third Tuesday night each month at 7.30pm at Majura Function Room at at Northside Community Services, 2 Rosevear Place, Dickson as per the meeting schedule available on our website. Guest speakers on relevant topics are invited regularly. For further information go to our Meetings page
The committee meets monthly to discuss governance, policy and systemic issues of the Council.
The Committee members of NCCC attend a range of meetings to communicate the aims and objectives of the Council. Examples include:
- The Community Councils Forum hosted by the ACT Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services.
- The Planning and Development Forum (ACT Planning and Land Authority);
- Meetings with Ministers and MLA’s in the ACT Legislative Assembly
- ACT Planning and Land Authority information sessions; and
- Seminars and briefings given by consultants to the ACT Government.
The North Canberra Community Council (NCCC) is recognised by the ACT Government as a peak community body representing the interests of the local residents, businesses and organisations within the Inner North region of Canberra with the ACT Government. We are made up of passionate volunteers who care about our community.
NCCC works cooperatively with local community groups including :
- Downer Community Association
- Hackett Community Association
- Hackett Neighbourhood Watch
- Lyneham Community Association
- O’Connor Community Inc
- Reid Residents’ Assocation
- Russell Reservists
- Turner Residents’ Association
- Watson Community Association
Contact us at [email protected]to have your community group linked to NCCC
The North Canberra Community Council strives to communicate with residents, politicians and staff in government departments and agencies. We also actively seek to communicate with other community organisations operating in North Canberra. NCCC has a variety of methods of publicising its activities and communicating with residents.
Occasional columns are written in the free local newspaper The Northside Chronicle. Press releases are sent to the media to cover significant issues and events. An electronic newsletter is sent to those who supply their email address to the NCCC via our email address at [email protected] or by using our on-line contact form. A website is maintained at www.northcanberra.org.au and you can also subscribe to items by using our RSS feed.
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