Mediation to continue over Raiders’ Braddon Club site

Mediation between North Canberra Community Council and the Canberra Raider’s will continue over the car park at Northbourne Oval but plans for an $80 million development of the Braddon Club site could be headed for the courts. North Canberra Community Council member Leon Arundell said mediation on the Braddon Club plan hadn’t worked and they were deciding whether to pursue the matter in court.

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The future of Majura Pines – Have your say

The ACT Government is seeking community feedback on the future use of Majura Pines as a recreation venue in Canberra’s north. Since the late 1980s, Majura Pines has become a venue for mountain bike riding, trail running as well as other recreational pursuits. Following recent forestry operations and construction of the Majura Parkway, Majura Pines currently has around 10 kilometres of fire trails and short sections of unlinked informal trails providing recreational opportunities for the community.

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Campbell Section 5 Development Update for Christmas 2013

Attached is a letter regarding the Campbell Section 5 development works, that will be distributed to residents in Campbell and a portion of Reid in the next couple of days. The letter provides an update on the progress of works and timeframes for the closure of the site over the Christmas break.

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Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 308

Invitation For Public Submissions – Cooyong Street Urban Renewal Area  The Standing Committee on Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services invites submissions to its inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 308: Cooyong Street Urban Renewal Area (Braddon sections 52 and 57 and Reid section 7 – change of zoning).

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Lyneham Shops Works Upgrade

The North Canberra Community Council has been informed by letter that the Lyneham shops will be undergoing a small scale works upgrade. The consultant for this is Indesco (consulting engineers). They are seeking community input from North Canberra Community Council members. Preliminary design plans will be drawn up following community consultation which ends on December 21. Examples of small scale works includes such things as pavement upgrades; improvements to drainage and lighting; replacing old furniture or minor landscaping work. To participate contact Deborah Matthews from Indesco on phone number 6161 2554.

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Downer Revitalisation – Consultation Report released

The Economic Development Directorate has released the final Consultation Report on the proposed redevelopment of the Downer Local Centre Precinct. The site will now be prepared for sale. The consultation report can be downloaded from the Directorate’s Downer Local Centre Revitalisation page here

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Combined Community Councils of the ACT and PlanWise ACT – Pre-election Planning Forum for 2012

Legislative Assembly Reception Room 2-4pm 22 September Speakers Simon Corbell, MLA, Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development Caroline Le Couteur, MLA, planning spokesperson for the ACT Greens Is the ACT’s planning system in good shape? Come along and hear our speakers, there will be plenty of time for Q and A. Chaired by Dr Jenny Stewart Further info 0420 529 747 or info@wvcc.org.au

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Development to triple flats

THE REDEVELOPMENT of Northbourne Flats is on track to begin construction next year, with the ACT government last week submitting a master plan for the prime site to the ACT Planning and Land Authority. Read The Canberra Times article

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