Have your say on the future of the Dickson community cultural precinct

The Dickson community cultural precinct (Dickson Section 72) is the area to the east of the Dickson Aquatic Centre, bounded by Antill Street, the Dickson playing fields and the shared community path that leads from the Dickson shops at Cowper Street to Dickson College on Philip Avenue.

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Report on North Canberra Community Council Public Meeting 15 October 2014

Philip Habel opened the meeting with a presentation and discussion on the Lyneham Commons Food Forest. The following Executive and Committee members were re-elected unopposed at the Annual General Meeting on 15 October 2014. Chair: Mike Hettinger Deputy Chair: Greg Zwajgenberg Honorary Treasurer: Bruce Smith Honorary Secretary:

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AGM Adjourned to Wednesday 15 October- Agenda

The North Canberra Community Council Annual General Meeting has been adjourned to 7.30 pm on Wednesday 15 October, at ACT Sports House (former Hackett Primary School), 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. The agenda is as follows:

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Downer light rail stop to stay.

Ben Smith of Capital Metro left a phone message on 7 October, saying that the light rail stop at the intersection of Swinden Street and Northbourne Avenue will be retained, and that some unspecified stops in other areas will not be built. I have returned his phone

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DEVELOPMENT Emotions run high at public housing planning discussions

By Mark Sawa, Canberra Chronicl Seven more sites have been identified as part of a broad public housing strategy stretching across several parts of the ACT. Representatives from the Community Services Directorate and the Economic Development Directorate gave presentations on the Draft Omnibus Territory Plan Variation to

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Agenda – Next Meeting Wednesday 20 August 2014

The next meeting of the North Canberra Community Council is on Wednesday 20 August 2014, 7.30pm at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. Agenda GUEST PRESENTATION/S Draft Omnibus Territory Plan Variation -Discussion, with Environment and Planning Directorate representatives, of a proposed variation, to apply to about

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Put land leases in spotlight

When Canberra gets its equivalent of an Independent Commission Against Corruption, almost the last of the state and territorial government systems to do so, the body should be as focused on exposing incompetence, mismanagement and failure to secure the public interest as it is on corruption. A good

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Tribunal criticises planning minister’s ‘formulaic’ approval of lease changes for clubs

The government’s treatment of the steady stream of clubs wanting to change their concessional leases to allow development has drawn criticism from the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal, which accuses authorities of not properly considering the public interest. The planning minister is supposed to ensure the public

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Raiders’ Braddon development one step closer after challenge blocked

The Canberra Raiders’ proposed $80 million redevelopment project in Braddon is one step closer to reality after the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal blocked a challenge to the removal of concessional status of the land’s lease on Monday. A year after the Braddon Club was closed, the

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Updated Agenda: North Canberra Community Council meeting 16 July 2014

The next meeting of the North Canberra Community Council is to be held on Wednesday 16 July 2014, 7.30pm at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. The Agenda is: GUEST PRESENTATION/S 7.30 pm Community Solar – Qiao Han, Zhenfa General Manager, Energy Projects. 8pm (to be

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