Oct 192016

Once again, the National Trust (ACT) in collaboration with the Reid Residents’ Association (RRA) and the owners will open three privately-owned houses and gardens from the 1920s & 1930s in Reid’s Heritage precinct. The houses and their gardens, which have not been previously opened, will be available for inspection. Meet the owners and view inside the houses and also their gardens. The houses comprise a Federal Capital Commission Type 4, a Dept of Interior Type P, and a privately built house for a church in Reid. Continue reading »

Sep 222016

Video and audio recordings of the ‘Quiz your candidates’ forum on 20 September are now available online:
* Video from a camera located near the centre of the hall: https://youtu.be/76KnhNFMANo
* Wide angle video from a camera located at the side of the hall: https://youtu.be/VZ67HoGXxks
* High quality audio: https://drive.google.com/open? id= 0B3rQNPoFzlTeUDJ1eTBIX1lDcTA (downloadable, 80 MB)

Sep 102016

The National Trust of Australia (ACT) invites you to a public Heritage Election Forum:
Date: Thursday 22 September 2016
Time: 7-9pm
Location: St Johns Church Hall, Constitution Avenue Reid
This is a prime opportunity for Political Parties to outline their proposed Heritage policies and initiatives for the next term of government. Presentations will be made by:

  • ACT Labor (Mr Gentleman)
  • ACT Liberal – (Rep TBA)
  • ACT Greens –(Rep TBA)
  • Canberra Community Voters Party (Mr Farmer)
  • Independent – Marea Fatseas

Each speaker will make a presentation (approx. 15mins) and there will be a general Q&A session.
More information: https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/news/heritage-election-forum-22-september-2016/

Sep 092016

Here is your opportunity to tell us what you want from the next ACT Government, so that we can tell the candidates for the ACT Election on 15 October.

Please take five minutes to complete out Election survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K73M7C2

We will present the initial results at our Election Forum on 20 September, and publish the final results closer to the election.

Sep 062016

Also known as the Braddon Club (Block 5) and the Northbourne Oval (Block 6)

CDRL (Canberra District Rugby League) has determined not to proceed with the existent development approval for Block 5, and have engaged a team of master-planners, architects and landscape architects to reconsider block 5 for a new development application to be lodged later this year. It is intended to replace the current commercial and apartment building development with lower density mix of terrace type townhousing and apartments. Within this assessment, landscape works and master-planning of block 6 and the surrounding verge areas is also invisaged.

Meet the design team and share your thoughts

Drop in sessions will be held at the Ainslie Art Centre on Thursday 8th September and Thursday 15th September from 6pm- 8pm.

Or visit: www.section30braddon.com.au

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