Renewal of Dickson set to get underway

Last night, I helped launch The Discover Dickson campaign, which promotes the terrific dining and entertainment options that are offered in the area. Dickson is a high traffic area and the ACT Government’s plan through our Gateway Urban Renewal Strategy is to keep that high level of energy going. Stage one of the city wide light rail network will offer significant development opportunities in the Dickson area over the coming years. The boost in transportation options and an influx of new residents should see the area thrive.

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Improving the ACT Building Regulatory System

This review of the building regulatory system is part of ongoing ACT Government reforms to ensure buildings meet contemporary standards – and the expectations of the community, industry practitioners and businesses and government alike. The Government is proposing reforms to the regulatory system, with the primary focus on residential buildings—single dwellings, townhouses and apartment buildings—and management of retention and project payments. Some of the proposals also apply to non-residential buildings. Anyone with an interest in building and construction is invited to have their say on the proposals outlined in the paper For more information, go to http://haveyoursay.planning.act.gov.au/improving-the-act-building-regulatory-system

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Community Consultation 28 October on development of ‘Midtown,’ 219 Northbourne Avenue (Block 8 Section 58 Turner)

North Canberra Community Council members are invited to attend a community information session on this proposed development, to be held from 3:30pm –to 5:30pm on 28 October at the RUC Turner (54 McCaugley Street, Turner). The Developer has advised that:

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