Jun 192014

A North Canberra Community Council survey shows that North Canberra residents want the Braddon Club site to remain available for community purposes such as recreation, community activities or a playing field.

“The Braddon Club site was part of the Northbourne Oval from 1925 until 1998. In 2006 the Canberra Raiders paid $420,000 for a lease that allows them to use the site only for the purpose of a club, and prevents them from selling it without the approval of the planning and land authority. They have closed the club on the grounds that it was not profitable. They are currently making several hundred thousand dollars per year by operating the site as a commercial car park, in contravention of the Territory Plan. Continue reading »

Apr 022013

The ACT Government has announced  the City to the Lake which is a transformational project being developed within The City Plan, and is integral to realising the City’s potential as the ACT embark on its second century. It is about creating a new public waterfront address and identity for the City.  It is about realising Commonwealth Park and City Hill as celebrated urban parks unified with the centre of the City.  The project connects the City across Parkes Way and includes several important civic projects.

The ACT Government is holding  four City to the Lake seminars at the CMAG Theatrette: Continue reading »

Dec 042012

Dickson short stay carpark signage map

Dickson short stay carpark signage map

Residents who use the short stay carpark situated opposite Woolworths in Dickson are advised By the ACt Government that due to site investigation work involving a geotechnical study of Block 21 Section 30 Dickson, use of parts of the carpark will be restricted from 3 December 2012.

The work to be undertaken by geotechnical engineers will involve access to several car spaces per drill site which will be fenced off for the safety of motorists and pedestrians. Click for further details.

Jun 152012
Downer Developed Masterplan Option 2 – As An Example

Downer Developed Masterplan Option 2 – As An Example

Downer residents are invited to view and comment on the revised draft plans for the development of the Downer local centre precinct.

Residents can attend the following drop-in session:

When: Wednesday 27 June 2012, 6:00pm to 8.30pm

Where: Downer Community Centre.

Letters of invitation will delivered to all Downer residents during the week beginning Monday 18 June 2012.

More information is available at the ACT Government Downer Re-development website
Telephone enquiries may be directed to Ross McKay on 0409 469 645 or Alison Abernethy 02 6207 5443.

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