Review of Canberra Airport Noise Abatement Procedures

Canberra Airport has Noise Abatement Procedures (NAPs) made up of Preferred Runways, Preferred Flight Paths and Noise Abatement Areas (NAAs). As directed by the Minister for Transport, Airservices Australia has undertaken a review of the NAPs. This has been based on 2009 operations. The review includes determining

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Design options workshop session – Campbell Section 5 Master Plan Project

The Land Development Agency (LDA) invites residents, business owners and community groups from Campbell to have their say on the future of Campbell Section 5. Campbell Section 5 is ACT Government owned land located on the northern edge of Constitution Avenue and east of Anzac Parade. Consultation

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Hackett Community Association

Aims The Aims of the Association are to – promote, protect and enhance the social, cultural and physical environment of the community of Hackett; promote the welfare, community spirit and quality of life of residents of Hackett; raise funds and expend them in the pursuit of the

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Call for referendum to break ACT deadlock

Should the NCCC lend support for a referendum to break the ACT deadlock in regard to ongoing electoral boundary contentions and adequate political representation? The ACT Electoral Commissioner has told the territory’s politicians that if they cannot reach agreement on the right size and composition of the

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Hackett Neighbourhood Watch

Contact Details: Chair, Newsletter Co-ordinator: Dorothy Mackenzie, Telephone: (02) 6248 9281 Email: Newsletter editor Barbara Inglis Telephone: (02) 6247 5797 Email: Treasurer Pat MacNamara Telephone: (02) 6249 1669 Email: Engraver Hillig Volker Telephone: (02) 6257 0506

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Community grants

ACT Minister for Community Services, Joy Burch, has called on community groups to apply for $250,000 in funding to help pay for important projects and vital equipment. Ms Burch said the 2011-12 Community Support and Infrastructure Grants program awards grants of between $10,000 and $20,000 to groups

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Questions remain over disused grounds

There are currently 19 neighbourhood ovals and three district playing fields sitting idle at the same time as experts rue the lack of safe and affordable sportsgrounds to assist in helping maintain healthy communities. The ACT Government intends to review the status of these potential sportsgrounds on

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Lifeline calls to be free from mobiles

Mobile phone calls to Lifeline are to become free from anywhere in Australia. The Federal Government says mobile phone companies have agreed not to charge people calling the helpline number. Mental Health Minister Mark Butler says the phone companies will be compensated by the Government. He says

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Ainslie Play Space Renewal

The ACT Government has announce the renewal of the play space, Corroboree Park Ainslie as part of the 2011-12 Playground Safety Program. Have a say about what happens in your community! Read more »…

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NCCC Meeting 22 June – Summary

Talks at the NCCC June 22 2012 meeting were informative. The Greens proposed Rental Housing Bill has been given little likelihood of passing, despite its laudable environmental and social intentions. At the moment only the four ACT Greens members support the bill. Debate in the ACT Legislative

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