Watson

Consultation on proposed “Kamberra On Federal” development.

Elvin Group and Hindmarsh have scheduled community meetings on this development on Wednesday 28 October, Tuesday 10 November and Wednesday 25 November, 5.30-7.30pm at the Kamberra Function Centre, 595 Northbourne Avenue Lyneham






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Have your say on the refurbishment of Watson Neighbourhood Oval Community meeting

The Watson Oval sub-committee of the Watson Community Association will be hosting a community meeting on Tuesday September 11 to discuss the refurbishment of the Watson Neighbourhood Oval. The meeting is open for all to attend and contribute ideas.






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Watson Community Association celebrates 10th anniversary of Justice Robert Hope Park

On July 3 2012, the Watson Community Association celebrated the 10th anniversary of the creation of Justice Robert Hope, an endangered 18 hectare remnant of native woodland. In this week’s edition of the City Canberra Chronicle there was an article written about the event






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Traffic Lights in Watson

Recently a resident contacted the NCCC querying the placement of pedestrian lights near the intersection of Antill and Knox Streets which he considered were in the wrong spot by some 20 meters. The observation was that few pedestrians will use the lights, the lights will not reduce






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Transforming Watson Oval

A group of local residents are interested in transforming the Watson Neighbourhood Oval into a community asset for all ages. This is the oval that sits alongside the Majura Primary School on Knox Street. If you are interested in signing the petition, or getting involved send us






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10 million reasons ACT is the bush capital

Warren Saunders and his nursery staff are Canberra’s secret gardeners, responsible for creating much of the city’s landscape that’s taken for granted. They’ve propagated 350,000 seedlings to create 6ha of native plants along Anzac Parade, and literally got down and dirty in Mitchell’s urban wetlands, planting 150,000






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12 May ’11 – Watson Community Association AGM

The 2011 AGM for the Watson Community Association is to be held: On: Thursday May 12 At: ACT Sports House 100 Maitland Street Hackett At: 7:30—10:00 pm






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Deed of Agreement: Australian Heritage Village site redevelopment

The NCCC, Watson Community Association, Friends of Mount Majura, The Conservation Council ACT Region and the Village Building Company have signed a deed of agreement to minimise environmental and traffic impacts associated with The Fair residential development on the Australian Heritage Village site in north Watson.






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Media Coverage: Australian Heritage Village Site (redevelopment issues)

Both the Canberra Times and the City Chronicle have run articles outlining some of the concerns raised in the deed of agreement that has been entered in for the Australian Heritage Village site redevelopment. These articles have been reproduced below:






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ABC News: Compromise on Majura housing plan (12 March 2010)

ABC News Online is reporting that an arrangement has been reached with the developer of the former Australia Heritage Village site in Watson. It is understood the changes to the development will help mitigate environmental impact on the Mount Majura Nature Reserve.






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