A submission and related papers asking that the Australian Government gives high priority to the removal of Monash Drive from the National Capital Plan.
The petition calls for Incorporating the Ainslie Volcanics site into the Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve Call upon the ACT Government to urgently incorporate the following blocks into the Canberra Nature Park: AINSLIE: Blocks 2 and 3, Section 60 CAMPBELL: Block 4, Section 63 Petition the Federal Government to relinquish the area of the “Wolseley Drive” access corridor adjacent to these blocks, so it can also be incorporated into the Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve. Click to complete the petition
A submission by the NCCC to remove Monash Drive from the National Capital Plan and the government response.
Public housing tenant relocations: response from Yvette Berry MLA, Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, and Rebecca Vassarotti MLA, Minister for Homelessness and Housing.
The North Canberra Community Council requests the ACT Government reconsider the decision to notify 300 plus ACT Housing tenants that they will be relocated whether or not they agree.
ACT Government commissioned analysis finds that “current planning policy and statutory controls are not producing intended living infrastructure outcomes. Although development is currently compliant with existing statutory requirements under the Territory Plan, current statutory controls allow development approval to be achieved through the application of criteria that undermine the aim of rules intended to support living infrastructure.”
I’m sure you’ve heard that the National Capital Authority (NCA) has approved ‘early works’ redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial, despite receiving a record number of submissions opposing the work.
Sue Atkinson is a postgraduate researcher at the University of Canberra who is conducting research into how people use social media to get information during bushfires.
It has been another busy month in North Canberra planning news. In particular, the recent use of Ministerial ‘call-in’ powers to fast-track the Dickson ‘Common Ground’ development exemplifies many of the concerns by residents about the current nature of the ACT’s planning processes.