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:

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 an as needs basis.

Examples include:

  • Section 72 Dickson Working Group
  • 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, emails, 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 a week or more prior to the Annual General Meeting. Click for a nomination form.

Administration area

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.

Click to view our constitution. 

You can join by lodging the NCCC Membership Form or on-line by lodging the on-line membership application below.


Membership is open to all North Canberra residents aged 16 years and over

I am over the age of 16

hereby apply to become a member (s) of the above-named incorporated council. I/we agree to be bound by the rules of the NCCC for the time being in force.

(Signature of applicant – not required when lodging on-line)

Public meetings:
Public meetings occur monthly (February to November) on the third WEDNESDAY night each month at 7.30pm at Downer Community Hall, in Frencham Place, Downer ACT 2602 (facing the Downer shops) 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

Committee meetings:
The committee meets monthly to discuss governance, policy and systemic issues of the Council.

Other Meetings:
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 :

Also check under your Suburb to see additional detail and local groups.

Contact us at info@northcanberra.org.auto 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 info@northcanberra.org.au 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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