North Canberra Community Council Meeting Details (Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 7.30pm)

The major topic at the next public meeting of the North Canberra Community Council will be a discussion on Induced Traffic & Sandford Street Extension. Meeting Details: Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2010 Time: 7.30pm Venue: ACT Sport House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett Confirmed attendees are: Tony Gill, Director, Roads ACT Kester Boardman, EIS Project Manager, Cardno Pty Ltd Emma Maratea, Community Consultation Coordinator, Cardno Pty Ltd John Rayment, Technical Project Manager, Cardno Pty Ltd Gerard Coffey, ACTPLA, Infrastructure Policy The meeting will provide (1) An outline and background of the Sandford Street Extension project, (2) The purpose and compilation

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ACT Greens forum: A vision for Molonglo (9 March 2010)

The following is an invitation to a Public Forum on the potential development of Molonglo received from the ACT Greens: The Greens have a vision for Molonglo The Greens want Canberra’s next large urban development to be a development for the future not the past. We see it as a great place for people and the environment.

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Invitation to Comment: Inquiry into respite care services in the ACT (closing 26 March 2010)

INQUIRY INTO RESPITE CARE SERVICES IN THE ACT HAVE YOUR SAY! INVITATION TO MAKE A SUBMISSION The Standing Committee on Health, Community and Social Services is conducting an inquiry into respite care services in the ACT and would like to hear from anyone with an interest in this inquiry, particularly users of respite care services and carers. Written submissions are requested by 26 March 2010, and public hearings are expected to begin in April 2010.

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Free Workshop: Enhancing Resident' s lives through Music Therapy (18 March 2010)

Anglicare is sponsoring a free workshop on Thursday 18 March 2010 about music therapy in aged care by Music Educator and Therapist, Jim Latta (B.Mus.mimt). Venue: Anglicare Nursing Home – 23 Burkitt Street, Page ACT 2615 When: Thursday, 18 March 2010 Time: 2:30pm to 3:30pm For enquiries or bookings please phone (02) 6123 9000 or email: attal@iprimus.com.au The event flyer has been reproduced below:

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Invitation to comment: Canberra’s Feed-in Tariff Scheme (closing 28 February 2010)

The ACT Government has recently launched a major discussion paper in the energy sector – the proposal to expand the electricity Feed-In Tariff Scheme. The Feed-In Tariff discussion paper deals with a possible expansion to include installations beyond the existing capacity limit of 30kW. Among the issues outlined in the paper are how an expanded tariff would help reduce the ACT’s greenhouse gas emissions, its effect on the creation of jobs in the clean economy and how it would impact electricity bills. The ACT Government welcomes community views on this important topic that will shape Canberra’s energy sector future.

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